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HELP! Writers Block

Hi.

Okay here’s the situation: We are in quarantine. I get bored really really easily. Usually, when I write there’s a flow and I can go on for hours. And now I’m having writer’s block.

I have ideas for short stories (What I write) and I have plenty of time but it just won’t work! So I need help, does anyone have any idea how to get rid of it ( I know it’s not like a disease or anything but, you know what I mean.) Can anyone help me, in any way?

I know this is a really short post. And I know you know that it is a really short post. And I also know that you know that I’m only writing this part to try and make it longer but I’ll survive and you’ll survive so we’re all good 🙂

10 comments

zitongbooks

I don’t really know much about writer’s block since I haven’t written much fiction lately, though maybe just see if going and doing something else that you enjoy for a while, like reading or listening to music or whatever and just take a break from writing. Then maybe see if you can get back into it later? I don’t know if this helps at all, but you could try, I guess

26th Apr, 20
library

Thanks so much for the suggestion. I'll try it. Thanks again :)

27th Apr, 20
siany

Same! I usually find getting out in nature really helps, especially if you have a dog you can take for walks.

30th Apr, 20
library

Thank you, I do have a dog and that sounds like a really good idea :)

1st May, 20
inky State Library Victoria

There are some tips here on the how-to blog!
https://howto.insideadog.com.au/how-to-overcome-writers-block/

1st May, 20
library

Thank you so much. I'll check it out

1st May, 20
silene

Ugh, it's so annoying when writer's block happens! I usually put on some music and see if any ideas come to mind then write them down. Also browsing Pinterest (or Google images) helps - I know it sounds kind of weird but looking at photos and artworks can stimulate ideas (visual writing prompts) - hope this helps!!

2nd May, 20
library

It doesn't actually sound weird at all, and it's a really good idea that I think will help a lot. Thanks :)

3rd May, 20
library

Great news. I tried all the things you guys suggested and...
Not only did it get rid of my writers block, but it also gave me an excellent story idea.
Let me know if you want to hear more of this new idea.
Thanks a lot to everyone who helped me :) ;)

4th May, 20
siany

That's so great!!! Writers block can be so incurable sometimes.

9th May, 20