Goodreads asked Jerry McGowan:

How do you deal with writer’s block?

Jerry McGowan Writing for me is quite the process. When I wrote my first novel, I was some three chapters into it with no idea what it would be about. Writing comes from somewhere else, like music to a musician. We are the listeners! That is what we do best; we listen. What we get to do that is fun is decide how we put it into words and most the time, it will be in a way that allows for the gift we all can be, to come through in the words we choose to use. I hope this helps and thank you for the question. If you would like to email me directly feel free to do so at

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