23 January 2009

Plot Therapist

"I believe talking about the story blocks the story."

"So do I," I say, wondering where the writer is going with this.

Later in the plot consultation, she reveals that she had reunited with an old friend who had successful published a book. She read it. Now she's blocked.

"So because you talked to your old friend about your story, you're blocked?" I asked.


"Then why are you talking to me about your story?"


"Because you're the block buster..."