JOHN KEEL: NOT AN AUTHORITY ON ANYTHING

January 18, 2012

Writer Gone Dry

Filed under: Uncategorized — admin @ 9:54 pm

After the publication of Jadoo, John experienced a classic case of writer’s block.  He wrote an article about it for the Writer’s Digest, in August, 1959.  I’ve posted it over on another page, so please click to read it. 

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4 Comments »

  1. Wow – John could always turn a word or two even when he wasn’t able to write. More John Keel’s needed please.

    Comment by Tim Beckley — January 20, 2012 @ 12:44 am

  2. Glad you enjoyed it, Tim! And it was lying buried in an old trade journal…

    Comment by Doug — January 20, 2012 @ 1:00 am

  3. I have experienced just what John Keel is saying in this article of a writers frustrations. I have just begun to write after many years of waiting for the what I considered the right time. All of my past life just comes pouring out in characters and situations and trying to connect everything is not so easy most of the time. I am able to leap right along with many words and pages and other times I sit there and stare at the blank notebook page with nothing to say. Great article !!!!

    Comment by Louis Perry — January 23, 2012 @ 12:59 pm

  4. this is hope for every writer ( and artist too) who has every struggled to connect to “the source.”
    “to interpret life rather than describe it.” noble goal.

    Comment by patty gallagher — June 28, 2012 @ 12:35 am

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