Jaed Coffin is the author of memoirs such as A Chant to Soothe Wild Elephants and Roughhouse Friday.
What is your method for overcoming writer’s block?
Taking a day off from writing, doing something with my hands: making something, building something, drawing, using the non-verbal part of my brain.
What are your favorite or most helpful writing prompts?
Using the Seven Deadly Sins as a starting point for structuring a personal essay.
What is the most valuable advice you received as a young writer?
It's your job. Treat it that way. From my mother.