Posts Tagged: Ego Strength

How to Conquer Writer’s Block: Tip 42

COURAGE Courage relates closely to Ego Strength and Faith, characteristics needed by any writer, as discussed in previous tip posts. Often, just telling yourself that yes, you possess courage, almost magically allows it to emerge. I believe that the courage to express yourself in your own inimitable way is a prime requisite for the development… Read more »

How to Conquer Writer’s Block: Tip 23

EGO STRENGTH Writing is hard. I’m not referring to the actual execution of it, talent-wise, but the psychological processes involved: persistence, overcoming fear of failure, loneliness, delaying gratification for long periods. I don’t know about the statistics comparing talent with perspiration, but I’ve long thought that writers need a fair amount of ego strength. Just… Read more »