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How To Overcome Writer´s Block

WRITER'S BLOCK: Causes, Types, Antidotes and Quotes! WHAT IS WRITER'S BLOCK? A writer's inability to produce new material, the condition may be temporary, during certain periods of time, maybe even permanent (some writers were known to abandon their career). i • Ran out of inspiration • Greatly distracted • Physical illness • Ended relationship • Unsuitable style or genre • Project exceeds the writers ability • Paralyzing over audience CAUSES • Previous success intimidation TYPES ideas ideas Header PMB ideas ideas Stuck in the middle Out of right Completely Too many ideas Outline but (no focus) Dead end to Got bored blank no body your story words (what next?) ANTIDOTES GETTING INSPIRED • People that walk at least 1.5 Hours a week show better cognitive development. TAKE A WALK • Talking to people might inspire the subject of your next piece. • Walking 18 miles or more per week, can reduce memory loss. • Exercise positively affects the levels of certain mood-enhancing neurotransmitters in the brain • Tackle that huge pile of bills, receipts, BE PRODUCTIVE magazines and papers, it might help you pick a subject, a DIY on organizing or simply get you in the right mood. • Share previous work, use social media outlets to promote previous pieces you have written, you might get the feedback you needed to get inspired. • Organize a room in your house, sometimes objects might trigger a story...a story will inspire you to write. • Try to recall an important milestone in your life..got it? Ok! Now imagine if it had ended differently. Allow that to inspire you. "WRITE EXERCISES" • Write down random ideas, sentences or thoughts that work. • Write about something you are passionate about, something you know inside out. • Use a musical muse, crank up the playlist and use music as your inspiration. • Eavesdropping, observe people in a park, write down what they do, what you imagine they are talking about. STEPPING OUT OF THE COMFORT ŽONE • Pick a subject you know nothing about, something you'd be intimidated by. • Research, interview, and learn about the subject. • Relate to the subject; try to bring it home to your readers and the type of pieces they are used to getting from you. • Use Google Analytics: Top keyword results, select the first 250 rows. "TIPSO Se cret revealed • Use the following opening lines within the THAT CAN HELP" title your piece: "How to", "Secret revealed" and lists are excellent sources to How tö drive traffic. • Start by writing a good profile or biography about yourself. • Use a computer without internet, even better if you have a typewriter. WRITERS QUOTES! QUOTES THAT MIGHT CHEER YOU UP, MAYBE ALL YOU NEED IS TO RELATE TO OTHER WRITER'S AFFECTED BY A BLOCK. "Writing about a writer's block is better than not writing at all" Charles Bukowski, The Last Night of the Earth Poems "Very often we write down a sentence too early, then another too late; what we have to do is write it down at the proper time, otherwise it's lost." Thomas Bernhard, Concrete "Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite: "Fool!" said my muse to me, "look in thy heart, and write." Philip Sidney, Astrophel and Stella "I haven't written in a week. It's like holding your breath under water. You feel an awful constriction and then the instinct to propel yourself." D.A. Botta "Over analysis leads to paralysis" Rebecca Jane, The Real Lady Detective Agency • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Writer's block • squidoo.com/Top-10-Guaranteed-Ways-to-Fight-Writers-Block • medicinenet.com/walking/article.htm • theliteraryplatform.com/2013/01/walking-for-inspiration/ • 109.com/5844988/the-10-types-of-writers-block-and-how-to-overcome-them • dailywritingtips.com/10-writing-exercises-to-tighten-your-writing/ • moneytized.com/overcoming-writers-block-from-site-statistics/ • forbes.com/sites/haydnshaughnessy/2012/02/17/how-to-be-a-better-writer/ • goodreads.com/quotes/tag/writers-block SOROES: studymode INSPIRING BETTER GRADES

How To Overcome Writer´s Block

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Ever hit a wall when it came to writing? Found yourself stuck and low on inspiration? Learn tips and exercises on how to overcome writer´s block!

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