The most terrifying thing a writer will see…

Big call, I know. But I reckon most writers will agree with me. This is the most terrifying thing you will ever confront:

Warning: this picture may shock you!

Warning: this picture may shock you!

Stupid blinking cursor. Stupid blank page.

Come on, words. Let’s rumble.

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8 Comments on “The most terrifying thing a writer will see…”

  1. susehocking says:

    Oh babe…I’m so with you on that one! That, along with spiders, is my biggest fear!

  2. Too true! Even when I’m on a roll, that blinking cursor at the chapter break will make me freeze for a moment!

  3. That’s why I don’t ever write my first drafts on the computer. A pencil on paper seems much more forgiving & less ominous, somehow.

    • I do some drafting with pen and paper (usually when I’m at work and trying to write something sneakily) but I always add it in electronically afterwards. Today I just felt the need to write – it’s been almost a month since I finished my last book – so I figured hell with it.


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