Will reading help my writer’s block, or make it worse?

Originally posted on CAPITAL LETTERS:
Words by Jenni Curry, ACTWC Blogger in Residence Surely, this is a question which has been around as long as the printing press. When a writer can’t think what to write, should they consume previously published words? Or restrict themselves so the creative process isn’t tainted by the works and…

So you have this idea, this amazing idea

Originally posted on the cringe:
It’s the first thing you think about when you wake in the morning. It’s the last thing you think about when you’re falling asleep at night. You find yourself (lose yourself?) thinking about it in the lift between work meetings. Even in those most intimate moments, the ones in the…