Are You Stuck? Be Counterintuitive!

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Hi, Dave Fessenden here to talk to you writers out there for this Friday‚Äôs blog. One of the most painful experiences a writer can have is the feeling that your writing instincts have betrayed you. You encounter a writing problem, such as a nonfiction concept that seems to defy explanation, or a fictional character that is hard to describe. All your standard, tried-and-true writing techniques seem to fall flat, leaving you frustrated. While it often helps to set this kind of problem aside for a few days, if you are on a deadline you may not have that luxury. Even…

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