Gay Toltl Kinman
i don't think there's any such thing as a writer's block, any more than a brain surgeon's block or any other profession. if i can't think of another thing to write in the story, then i use a few tricks--bring another person into the conversation which changes the dynamics. switch pov. change the setting. set the story aside and work on another story--i usually have about three things going. if i'm still stalled after coming back to it a few times, i'll do some research on the topic of the story. if nothing works then i set it aside. when i'm finished with some projects, i'll come back to the story to see if i can add anything to it. usually i can. sometimes it's going down the wrong path, so those pages go and new pages are written.