Writer’s Block Is a Crock

I’m just going to be blunt and say that “writer’s block” is a made-up phenomenon. If you can’t write, it’s because you either don’t want to or don’t know what to write, which then means that your imagination is not stimulating you into the proper state of word-pooping frenzy. Naming it seems to give people freedom to use it as an excuse, as if they had contracted some kind of paralyzing, fatal, and highly communicable disease. Admittedly, I often get stuck when I’m trying to write something, but the words won’t come. I don’t have writer’s block though because I actually do write when I’m stuck, but the results usually look something like this:


Look at all them boxes I checked! YEAH!