Goodreads asked Alina K. Field:

How do you deal with writer’s block?

Alina K. Field I think writer's block might be an old school excuse to stop and have a cocktail. Which is not always a bad thing, but you have to get the words on the page first.
Actually, I do find myself stuck sometimes. Sometimes it's my inner critic beating me over the head. Sometimes I've dropped a thread, like dropping a stitch when you're knitting.
I have three proven strategies to get unstuck: 1) take a step back and review the characters' goals for the scene I just worked on, 2) give my self permission to write garbage, 3) glue my bottom to the chair and keep writing.

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