Banishing Doubt: What I Wish Someone Had Told Me about Being an Author 

Ah, writer's block. You look at your computer, and the blank screen stares back. The cursor blinks, waiting. The wonderful plot idea you had has vanished. Why does this whole novel-writing thing suddenly seem impossible?

You're not alone: Many writers feel utterly overwhelmed by the thought of crafting a pitch-perfect story that will capture readers' hearts and mind. But best-selling author Hank Phillippi Ryan knows how to break through the doom and gloom. In this session, she presents practical ways for savvy authors to avoid the despair, self-doubt, and wordlessness—all the things she wishes someone had told her at the start of her decade-long, award-winning career.