The Cure for Writer's Block by Andrew Mayne

The Cure for Writer's Block

by Andrew Mayne

Why do some writers never seem to have a problem producing a nearly endless flow of stories while others find themselves perpetually staring at a blank page? In The Cure for Writer’s Block, Andrew Mayne, named Amazon UK’s top five best-selling author of the year, occasional television magician and prolific writer of fiction and nonfiction, including the Amazon #1 bestselling book on authorship, How to Write a Novella in 24 Hours, shares the secrets to unlocking your creative potential. From inception to completion, The Cure for Writer’s Block helps you diagnose what kind of writer’s block you’re experiencing and how to cure it. Writer’s Blank: When you really want to tell a story but have no idea what to tell. Writer’s Lock: When you have a great idea but just can’t figure out how to get started. Writer’s Knot: When you’re in the middle of your book and you don’t know where to go next or what happened to the passion. The Cure for Writer’s Block is presented in an easy-to-read format, includes quick summaries and “Try this” activities to help you build your creative problem-solving skills. Also included are 50 creativity boosters, designed to help you find a solution and engage your imagination. Table of Contents Diagnosing Writer's Block Opening Night Writer’s Blank: Finding your story 1. Storytelling is in your DNA 2. The Story Formula 3. What it Means to Write What You Know 4. Mining Your Experiences 5. Finding Stories 6. Writing Prompts 7. Choosing the Right Story Writer's Lock: How to start writing your story 8. Getting Started 9. Starting Structure #1: The Collision 10. Starting Structure #2: The Slow Build 11. Starting Structure #3: In Medias Res 12. Starting Structure #4: Framing Devices 13. First Impressions Writer’s Knot: How to get unstuck in the middle of your story 14. The Tangle 15. Dead Story Walking 16. Stuck in the DMV 17. Step Away from the Keyboard - But Not Too Far 18. Rethink Your Ending Finally 50 Creativity Boosters
Andrewmayne

Andrew Mayne, star of A&E’s Don’t Trust Andrew Mayne, is a magician and novelist ranked the fifth best-selling independent author of the year by Amazon UK. He started his first world tour as an illusionist when he was a teenager and went on to work behind the scenes for Penn & Teller, David Blaine and David Copperfield. He’s also the host of the WeirdThings.com podcast. AndrewMayne.com

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