Category Writer’s Tips

Tarot, a Cure for Writer’s Block?

Carl Jung on Tarot

The term writer’s block was first coined in New York City in 1947 by Edmund Bergler, a well-known disciple of Sigmund Freud. Bergler, an Austrian psychiatrist called writer’s block a form of “psychic masochism, the unconscious wish to defeat one’s…

Achieving Flow State for Optimal Writing

Achieving Flow State for Optimal Writing

All writers strive for those magical moments when the words seems to flow effortlessly from mind to page, when one loses track of time and enters a trance-like state of creative focus. Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi coined the term “flow state”…