Goodreads asked Mark Murphy:

How do you deal with writer’s block?

Mark Murphy I'm fortunate--I don't really have that problem. I do get "writer's fatigue" sometimes, when I realize that I'm writing a bunch of garbage. It usually happens when I'm tired (mentally) after writing for several hours at a time. Going running can help with that. Paradoxically, so can reading--especially if it is something challenging and creative, like Flannery O'Connor or Joseph Conrad.

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