Friday, May 6, 2016


May 6, 2016

My latest article in National Review is on writer’s block: I approached the topic with skepticism. As a writer, I’ve had good days and bad days — but I’ve never struggled with the sheer inability to write. Many people have a starry-eyed, artsy view of what writers do. Not me. I see writing as work, […]

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Writer’s Block

May 6, 2016

NATIONAL REVIEW May 23, 2016 WORDSMITHS WITHOUT WORDS Examining the nature of writer’s block JOHN J. MILLER ‘The first point about writer’s block is that relatively little has been written about it.” That’s the second sentence of the introduction to a 1991 book by Zachary Leader called — wait for it — “Writer’s Block.” The claim makes […]

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