10 stumbling blocks drawing – will you win the prize?

I hope you’ve been enjoying our series on 10 Stumbling Blocks to Writing. Are you starting to identify the hurdles that may be standing between your child and the blank page? If so, I pray you’re also finding hope!

Because of the Christmas-to-New-Year’s holiday, I’m taking the week off from article writing. But if you check back Monday (Jan. 4), the next post in the series will be ready for you.

Win a $25 Gift Certificate

Meanwhile, you can visit (or revisit!) Stumbling Blocks 1-8.┬áDon’t forget that leaving a comment at any Stumbling Blocks article enters you into a drawing for a $25 WriteShop gift certificate. You can earn up to eleven chances in the drawing by commenting on all eleven articles. There’s still time to comment on any previous post, starting here!

  1. Lack of confidence
  2. Lack of skills and tools
  3. Lack of motivation
  4. Limited writing vocabulary
  5. Perfectionism and self-criticism
  6. Laziness
  7. Procrastination
  8. Worry about parental criticism

Happy writing,

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  • Posted January 2, 2010

    Diane Allen

    I have enjoyed the series and learned a great deal to improve our writing instruction. Thank you for the excellent program you have written.

  • Posted January 3, 2010


    Thanks, Diane! I’ve definitely enjoyed this series myself! I appreciate all your comments along the way (as well as your enthusiasm for WriteShop!).

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