There are many people who argue that writer’s block is not real. In fact, the author of this article you are currently reading once questioned the existence of writer’s block until recently when she herself suffered from the stagnating writing problem and had to forfeit her, Daily Thought writing series as a direct result.
The author planned to produce the “thoughts” on a weekly basis after she realized that she just could not express her examinations into formal essay form.
So as relevant and relative to the Sacramento African American Issue Examiner’s experience with writer’s block, see the list of famous writer’s who have suffered from writer’s block at some point during their career.
Rapper Eminem who produced such great works as, “Renegade” and “Talking 2′ Myself” where he referenced the issue of writer’s block suffered from the cloud of writer’s block.
Here is a quote from one of Eminem’s great works: “…never been afraid to say what’s on my mind at any given time…”
Stephen King produced great works in writing that moved on to film such as, “Stand By Me,” “Children of the Corn,” “Thinner,” “Misery” and many, many more but also suffered from writer’s block at some point in his career.
Here is a quote from the mind of Stephen King, “Get busy living or get busy dying…”
J.K. Rowling produced the many imaginative great works of the Harry Potter series but also suffered from writer’s block at some point in her career.
A famous quote by Rowling: “If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals…”
Maya Angelou is the producer of many phenomenal poems such as, “Phenomenal Women,” “Still I Rise,” “On The Pulse of Morning,” “Ain’t That Bad” and many more, suffered from writer’s block at some point in her career.
A quote by Maya Angelou: “The ache for home lives in all of us, the place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.”
Mark Twain produced great works such as, “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” “The Prince and the Pauper” and many other great works, suffered from writer’s block at some point in his career.
Notable Mark Twain quote: “Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it…”
Ralph Ellison is known for his great work titled the, “Invisible Man” and he too suffered from writer’s block at some point in his career.
Here is a quote from the brilliant mind of Ellison: “When I discover who I am, I will be free…”