Writers Block

Writing

It happens to the best of us and it comes out of nowhere. Some days you are filled with ideas and others you have no idea what to write about. All bloggers, writers and creatives battle with this problem and I have found some ways to conquer it so that it doesn’t get the best of you.

Writers block to me is.. “a stop in your creative juices” leading to pretty much no thoughts. This obviously happens because even though the mind is constantly thinking it is tough for it to come up with new innovative ideas all the time. The best thing you can do for writers block is to step completely outside the situation and do something different.

1) Be Creative – Draw, paint, make a mind map in order to get those creative juices flowing. Take yourself away from the writing and find another creative outlook.

2) Go for a Run/Walk – Not only does exercise release endorphins it also helps you come up with ideas. Anytime I go for a walk or run I come up with new things to write about.

3) Face the Problem – When I can’t think of what to write, I face it head on and talk about it. Make a post about what your feeling and what is going through your mind.

Good luck and happy writing!

Carly Jensen xo

2 thoughts on “Writers Block

  1. I so hear you Carly! I am a full time writer and this affects me all the time and wrote about it here http://annabuckley.com/2014/12/02/procrastination-you-evil-temptress/
    Got a great post written but not a single word for that bloody novel. Sometimes blogging is a very big distraction!
    My answer to writers block is to get to my desk, open up the computer and just start one new sentence. That one sentence is always the bridging action that gets the words flowing again…(she says while writing long replies and answering emails!)

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