Goodreads asked J.Z. Murdock:

How do you deal with writer’s block?

J.Z. Murdock I don't deal with writer's block as I don't believe in it. Coming from a Tech Writer career, you write, you get paid. You don't tell your boss, I can't write today I have writer's block. When I'm not writing I find it's because I'm tired, frustrated, bored, so I resolve those issues and my desire to write returns. As for writer's block as a lack of options in the direction I'm writing, that doesn't happen. I just take a break, assimilate where I"m at, absorb new things and it all comes back. It depends on what kind of writer's block one is thinking of. Being lost in what direction to go is a puzzle problem, resolve it. Not having passion to write, is the previous issue, being bored, tired, etc. So basically, I write and writing isn't a block. Life tends to be. Fix what is wrong in your life and the writing and passion returns. Otherwise, it is usually an amateur issue. As I see if, if you really get writer's block, you are done as a writer. I just don't see that happening.

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