The Surprise Benefit of Talking to Yourself
It only works if you do it out loud
Whenever I’ve got bad writer’s block, or I’m anxious about an interview, or I’m not sure how to approach a conversation with an editor—or, for that matter, a friend — I talk to myself. Out loud.
I like to go for a drive, or a walk, or even jump in the shower, and I just chatter away. I try out lines until…