Tag Archives: Around the Writer’s Block: Using Brain Science to Solve Writer’s Resistance

Vote for Your Favorite Post and You Could Win a Free Book!


There’s still time to enter the drawing for a free copy of Around the Writer’s Block. All you have to do is vote for your favorite BaneOfYourResistance post! I’ve written nearly 300 posts, so you have plenty to choose from. While you’re figuring out which is your favorite and to give me time for after-book-launch-party […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Want a Shot at a Free Copy of Around the Writer’s Block?


Even if you can’t attend the Around the Writer’s Block Book Launch Party, you still have a shot at winning a free copy of AWB. All you have to do is vote for your favorite BaneOfYourResistance post! I’ve written nearly 300 posts, so you have plenty to choose from. While you’re figuring out which is […]

30 Comments Continue Reading →

The Results Are In: Inside the Writer’s Brain We Go!


Thanks to everyone who voted for a section title to replace “Brain Factoids” in the upcoming Around the Writer’s Block: Using Brain Science to Solve Writer’s Resistance. The majority of you voted for “Inside the Writer’s Brain,” which is what I was leaning toward myself. So Inside the Writer’s Brain we go! What you’ll find […]

4 Comments Continue Reading →

Please Vote!


I want your opinion. My upcoming book, Around the Writer’s Block: Using Brain Science to Solve Writer’s Resistance, will include sections that show how relevant and useful it is for writers to understand the brain and neuroscience research. The information in these sections is tailored for readers who are writers like you, not scientists. I […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

Why We Resist Feedback (and Why and How to Stop)


In response to my recent post about the David Brooks “Modesty Manifesto” video, Rachel V. commented: “I think I see a lack of modesty in my writing when I feel unwilling to change something (like a scene or dialogue) that doesn’t work for my reader. Even if I know that my readers are giving me […]

6 Comments Continue Reading →