Beating Writer’s Block


For Intelligent Life, Tim de Lisle captured some of Philip Pullman’s wisdom from his most recent interview, including his advice on how to get over writer’s block:

If you’re stuck, if you’re really desperate—dialogue:

“Oh hello.”
“How are you?”
“Not too bad, thanks. How are you?”
“Not too bad.”

Half a page already.

P.E. Garcia is an Editor-at-Large for the Rumpus and a contributor to HTMLGiant. They currently live in Philadelphia, where they were recently accidentally elected to be Judge of Elections. Find them on Twitter: @AvantGarcia. More from this author →