How to Fight Writer’s Block

Welcome back, dearies! Today, I’d like to talk about an issue every writer will face – writer’s block. How does one fight it? How do I fight it? Is there any way to prevent it totally? 

There’s simple solutions to this, why don’t I make a list? 

  1. Go take a quick walk – nature might slap you with inspiration! 
  2. Take a nap – dreams cause inspiration, right? 
  3. Play some games – video games help me, but board games are also acceptable 
  4. Move around – change your environment, move to the kitchen instead of your desk
  5. Listen to music – sometimes it’s good to have a writing playlist (mine is video game music)
  6. Freewrite – set a timer for 10 minutes and just write whatever comes to mind, don’t lift your pencil or focus on anything else. 
  7. Read some quotes – I have a section in my writer’s notebook of quotes to keep me motivated 
  8. Call a friend – talking about what you’re working on can help! 
  9. Try reworking your plan – make new ideas with bullet points, maybe you’ll figure something out about that plot hole! 
  10. Relax – it’s not the end of the world if you’re not writing, take a deep breath, I believe in you. 

 I really hope this will help some of y’all out there. I get writer’s block so frequently, but I figured I could help some other writers! And if you think I could’ve added something else, let me know! I can make an updated version in the future.

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