Ten Ways to Overcome Writers’ Block

If you are a writer, you know the frustration you get when you are moving forward, creativity flowing from your fingers, and then it just…stops. You’ve hit a block. In the article, The 10 Types of Writers’ Block (and How to Overcome Them),  Charlie Jane Anders, writer for io9, gives some helpful advice on pushing past those stubborn blocks.

Anders writes,

“Part of why Writer’s Block sounds so dreadful and insurmountable is the fact that nobody ever takes it apart. People lump several different types of creative problems into one broad category. In fact, there’s no such thing as “Writer’s Block,” and treating a broad range of creative slowdowns as a single ailment just creates something monolithic and huge. Each type of creative slowdown has a different cause — and thus, a different solution.”

Check out the solutions here.




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