In 2009 — in the very early days of this site –I wrote a post that was titled Writer’s Block: It’s a Myth. It was a terrific lesson for me about choosing an accurate headline for my posts. See, I chose a sensational title to grab people’s attention and generate links (this was before the site switched to a subscription model). And the headline did just what it was intended to do. It stirred up excitement — much of which was in the form of anger from people who had experienced serious problems advancing their writing that felt very real and un-mythlike to them.
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