Tag: the writing life

dealing with writer’s block

QUESTION: “What do you do when you can’t write… or when you have ‘writer’s block’… or when you sit down at the computer and nothing happens?” DEREK MAUL: “Write anyway. Write about not being able to write. Or simply write about what you see.” I once read an advice page for “Christian Writers” that suggested writer’s…

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The Writing Life: thinking out loud

Saturday morning I enjoyed the privilege of being invited as “Guest Lecturer” in a college classroom. The class, taught by my friend Linda Lacomb-Williams, is listed in the catalog as a seminar in “Exploring Women’s Issues in Literature.” Linda said I could talk about writing, and pretty-much anything else I wanted to. LIVE AUDIENCE: Here’s what’s interesting.…

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