Overcome your Writing Nemesis

Professional writers, university students, ESL students – regardless of their background – everyone struggles with writing at some stage.  These problems are often called ‘writing blocks’.

Sometimes they can be so daunting, they become a nemesis rather than a simple block.  They stop you every time you try to be creative, or enjoy the writing process for what it is. You stare at that blank page, feeling more and more frustrated with yourself.

What is your writing nemesis?  Can you relate to any of these?

WRITING NEMESIS 1

What will people think? I’m not a good writer, never got A’s in
English and I’m constantly making mistakes!

WRITING NEMESIS 2

I’m terrible at managing my time. I don’t know how to get started and I don’t have a writing routine.

WRITING NEMESIS 3

I can’t create characters that are believable – they seem to lack their own
voice.

Check out our creative writing posts, to find solutions to these common writing dilemmas!

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