Raven St. Pierre
Writer's block is an ugly, UGLY thing..... Typically, the issue is the specific project that I'm focused on and not writing as a whole. So, the first thing I do is set the current project aside and then focus my creative energy elsewhere. That usually gets the juices flowing again! Other times, I am able to pinpoint that plot issues are what's hindering me. In those instances, I either REFER to my outline, TWEAK my outline, or CREATE an outline if I hadn't already done so. In other words, outlines are somewhat of a safety harness for me when I compose a story. They keep me from painting myself in a corner by giving the story direction.