• Writer's Block,  Writing Lessons

    Defeating Writer’s Block: Mind Mapping

    A few weeks ago, my husband walked into our office and found me sprawled out on the floor.  Our conversation went something like this: “Honey, why are you on the floor?” I threw one arm over my eyes (I may have a flair for the dramatic) and groaned, “I’m so stuck with this story. I know what has to happen next, but I just can’t write the words.” “You solve your problems from the floor?” “Yes!  This is the Rug of Many Sorrows,” I said, giving the floor a hard slap.  “And today I have many sorrows.” He stepped over me and arranged his work laptop, work laptop No. 2, IPad,…