Tag Archives: depression

Dilly-Dally

There are several species of writer’s block,¬†and the average writer has tasted each variety¬†at one time or another. There’s procrastination (that virginal dread of the sullied manuscript to come that will replace the beautiful yet vague image in the mind of what the piece might have otherwise been), there’s laziness (consummate sloths, they storytellers be), […]

A Writer Without A Clue

Most days, when I work on writing, I feel I have no idea what the fuck I’m doing. There’s a gentleman named Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi who set forth the psychological dynamics of engagement with a task, with boredom trending towards anxiety where challenge is present but (actual or, in some cases, perceived) skill is lacking and […]