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Writer's Block Cures.

  1. saralynw profile image60
    saralynwposted 3 years ago

    I'm just wondering what people use for cures to writers block. I usually either go for a walk or make tea but I'm sure there are a lot of others tips and tricks that could help.

    1. Writer Fox profile image75
      Writer Foxposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Try something a little stronger than tea.

      1. Suzanne Day profile image95
        Suzanne Dayposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Yes, an alcoholic beverage (or ten) often helps, but not too often. I find putting yourself in a boring place, like sitting in a cafe for HOURS can inspire many things, because you relax into the boredom then your mind begins to work. Otherwise I wait until I am bursting to write something.

        1. saralynw profile image60
          saralynwposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          There are a lot of cafes and libraries around where I live. I'll try visiting one of them next time.

      2. saralynw profile image60
        saralynwposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Ok I'll try that next time. Thank you.

    2. LuisEGonzalez profile image80
      LuisEGonzalezposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Use Google Alerts. You will get daily emails that deal with your selected topic.

      1. saralynw profile image60
        saralynwposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        I never thought of that. Thank you.

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      Dave36posted 3 years ago in reply to this

      I'm not a writer but i am interested in the "mind", so how about writing about "writers block"?...Maybe if you start writing about that, maybe that would clear the block....Or are you worried about other things, that are distracting you from writing...Like i say i'm not a writer, but writers are gonna need ideas obviously...So how about drastically changing your life style, your eating habits/fitness/hobbies etc, as they always say healthy body/healthy mind, & vice versa, so maybe new things to do, could mean new ideas...

      1. saralynw profile image60
        saralynwposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Those are some great ideas.

  2. freeliving profile image60
    freelivingposted 3 years ago

    Check out the 8 ways to conquer writer's block - http://edgab.com/study-tips-strategies/

    1. saralynw profile image60
      saralynwposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you for the link.

  3. johndnathan profile image88
    johndnathanposted 3 years ago

    Drilling a hole in the skull about 2 cm above your left ear usually will help you tap into your higher consciousness.  Don't worry about the unbearable pain and heavy bleeding you're going to experience, as it is necessary for a proper writer to do to eliminate all boundaries to creativity.  If you start to feel lightheaded from the blood loss this is fine, as it's your body's way of telling you that it's emptying of all negative thoughts. 

    If you have done this already, and haven't died from traumatic brain injury, and are still feeling writer's block just know that you just gave yourself an experience you can write about.

    1. saralynw profile image60
      saralynwposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      That's a great idea. ;-)

      1. johndnathan profile image88
        johndnathanposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        Now hold on.  Is that wink saying "haha that's a funny joke" or saying "I'll perform this unproven and potentially deadly stunt right away"?  I want to make sure that you're doing your part as a suffering writer.

        1. saralynw profile image60
          saralynwposted 3 years ago in reply to this

          Can't it be both, that's a funny joke but I might have to try that sometime?

  4. WriterJanis profile image81
    WriterJanisposted 3 years ago

    I usually go watch something on Netflix to clear my brain of everything.

    1. saralynw profile image60
      saralynwposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you for your suggestion. Netflix is awesome.

  5. ilikegames profile image79
    ilikegamesposted 3 years ago

    Definitely going outside and taking a walk or riding a bike. Also just ignoring writing completely for a few days.

    1. saralynw profile image60
      saralynwposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks for the suggestions. I'll try taking a break for a few days and going for more walks.

  6. Ashley Vanni profile image60
    Ashley Vanniposted 3 years ago

    Twitter. Seriously. Always find something cool, new, controversial, emotionally charged, highly intellectual, or informative. Such a "hub" of topics. Story wheel heaven ! Manja!

    1. saralynw profile image60
      saralynwposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      I'll have to get a Twitter account. Thanks.

      1. Ashley Vanni profile image60
        Ashley Vanniposted 3 years ago in reply to this

        And when you do, holler! Tweet Tweet smile @livelovemanja

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    Beth37posted 3 years ago

    If you take the apostrophe out of the title, it makes us seem like a bunch of monsters.

  8. Life Coach Cyndy profile image87
    Life Coach Cyndyposted 3 years ago

    I have a bunch of abandoned writings...things I started and never finished.  If I'm stuck, I go back to one of those and try to finish it up.

 
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