Experiencing Writer's Block
Lately? Here's What to Do
all faced it at some point in time or the other, and it usually
arrives in an unannounced manner! I'm
talking about that unproductive period of content writing low, also
popularly referred to as Writer's Block, when however
much you try; you are just not able to write.
On some occasions, the
problem becomes so severe that the mere thought of sitting down
in front of the computer and producing something marvellous is entirely
unappealing and even stifling.
What follows next are
several days of procrastination when all you end up doing is putting
off the job at hand and instead, opting for insignificant activities
to kill time.
are some basic steps you can follow to glide through writer's block
and get back to producing incredible content that will WOW your
readers and give you tremendous creative satisfaction too -
Some Quality Time Reading -
Visit the library
or your favourite book-store and get yourself a nice book or a magazine
that you have wanted to read for a long time.
Yourself - Take a break
from routine and try doing something different. Go for a walk, listen
to your favourite music or catch a play. The aim is to rejuvenate
yourself by doing something that you enjoy.
Over Your Previous Work for Inspiration
Spend some time
going over your past work - articles, stories or content that you
have previously written. As you go through your past portfolio of
work, you will gain some much-needed inspiration.
Tell yourself this
- "I did it before, I can do it again."
Tutorials, How to & Inspirational Articles -
Get on the net and visit websites that provide a good
collection of well written and informative articles on how to improve
your writing skills.
www.contentwriter.in's Resource on
Tips & Articles - Online Content Writing
& Article Writing is a good place to start.
in Something New - A little
change is sometimes all that is needed to get your creative juices
flowing once again. For a change, shut down your laptop and start
putting down words on paper. Instead of working at your desk, try
sitting down on your garden bench. You might just feel the difference
in your chain of thoughts and write something that is worthwhile.
Read Through Your To-Do List -
If you're like me, you'll probably have a list of things
that you have lined up for yourself to finish during the week. These
can include sending follow-up emails to prospective clients, writing
and scheduling blog posts, leaving comments on other blog posts,
interacting with writers on forums, and writing articles, etc. Finish
off these tasks now. You never know - the time you spend on research
may actually trigger of some great ideas.
These are just some
of my tried and tested tips that can help you get back to doing
what you do best - writing. All the best!
(If any of
these tips helped you, feel free to write to me to share your story.
Contributing Author: Akanksha,
Content Writer [email protected]