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How I get through Writers Block

This is one of the hardest disadvantages of being a writer is going through a spell of Writers Block. Writer's block to me is where I cannot continue writing something even if I had it outlined. I am currently working on my second book and it's been taking me a while to get things onto paper. It is a different writing style for me which will obviously contribute to this block.

One thing that helps me is just letting myself put anything into a journal. Doesn't matter the prompt, story, or message. It could be just a small rant or an entire book full of ideas. Then I read through this paper and pick out what I like or what I could continue on with. I highlight and have little annotations to just brainstorm ideas.

I definitely do recommend trying this and seeing if it works for you.

Short little blog today. Hope everyone is doing well.

-Skylar Mansfield

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Mika Nitu
Mika Nitu
Nov 26, 2022

I agree, writer's block is one of the hardest things writers will have to deal with, especially on deadlines. I will be sure to try and employ your journaling idea into my own life to try and combat frequent bouts of the dreaded lack of inspiration! Thank you for sharing this!

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