Set The Words Free, Ideas, Advice and Guidance for Smashing Writer's Block does just what the title promises.
When first you begin to write, or commit to a new writing project, the experience feels like a grand adventure. You set off on the writer's path with your backpack full of ideas and notes. Everything along the way looks new and different. The world is exciting and full of promise and you feel like you've fallen in love with everything in it.
But as you walk onward, the path begins to curve uphill and the flush of the new wears off. Now the writing flow ebbs. Suddenly, the process that was once fresh and joyous is difficult. And then...you may encounter one or more of the dreaded writing bogs.
But fear not, because help is at hand. This workbook is designed to help you face every obstacle you may find along the writing path. Consider it your trail guide, full of ideas and exercises to pull you out of those awful writing bogs.
It is your key to setting the words free!
Charlotte Rains Dixon is the author of the novelEmma Jean's Bad Behavior. A novelist, writing teacher, free-lance journalist, ghostwriter, and author, she is Director Emeritus and a current mentor at the Writer’s Loft, a certificate writing program at Middle Tennessee State University. She earned her MFA in creative writing from Spalding University and is the author of a dozen books. Her fiction has appeared in The Trunk, Santa Fe Writer’s Project, Nameless Grace, and Somerset Studios and her articles have been published in Vogue Knitting, The Oregonian, and Pology, to name a few. She is a passionate spokesperson for the creative life and a lover of wine, family, friends, knitting, pugs, cats, reading, and hiking. Charlotte is blessed to live in Portland, Oregon with her husband and her extended family nearby.
Visit her blog at www.charlotterainsdixon.com, where you’ll find over a thousand articles on writing, creativity, inspiration, motivation, and the writer’s life.