When Things Look Really Bad: Overcoming a Major Writing Obstacle

When I read Bill Blankschaen’s post on moving forward when you hit a wall on Mike Hyatt’s blog, it reminded me of when I crashed into one with my writing.  Maybe you’ve run into a problem which seemed impossible to solve — mine sure did!

Exhausted female soldier sprawls on horizontal ladder obstacle while other soldiers climb over it in background.

I’d spent years trying to solve it — subplots did not evolve naturally for me in the story, and I believed this was causing my word count to run short.  I tried everything and came up with workaround after workaround.  But no matter what I did, the problem remained.

It was enough to make me want to give up.   Read more on Unleaded Fuel for Writers.