Goodreads asked Melinda Viergever Inman:

How do you deal with writer’s block?

Melinda Viergever Inman The term "writer's block" always seems an odd way to describe what feels like being hollow for me. I don't feel blocked. I feel empty. As a Christian writer, this immediately tells me I've been going about my business without communing with God. Conversation between us fills me with joy, which is word-provoking.

I also know I am greatly in need of going outside, looking at God's nature, and talking to him about it. In the general revelation of a beautiful landscape or an azure sky filled with puffy white clouds, God fills me up. No longer hollow, I seek to write of my encounter.

Often a walk is what I need, or a drive, or a complete change of routine. I head out, talking to God as I go. My faith is a significant part of my writing, so most of my "writer's block" remedies are centered around Jesus.

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