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Need Inspiration

  1. jenblacksheep profile image85
    jenblacksheepposted 7 years ago

    I was away for the whole of August and ever since I've been back I've just had no inspiration or motivation to write anything at all, even about my travels.I don't know how to get myself back into writing.

    Anyone have any thoughts?

    1. rebekahELLE profile image90
      rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      maybe go to a park or someplace beautiful and take a journal along and start writing. it takes some discipline too, tell yourself I will write for a certain amount of time and see what happens. smile

      I'm sure you have a lot to share!

    2. wesleycox profile image82
      wesleycoxposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Start by opening your word processor and start typing.  Whatever is in your mind, let it come out; a story will come, they always do. 

      Go to the ideabank in your account and select a topic.

      Go through the forum threads to find a topic of interest to write about.  Whatever your motivation ends up being, Good Luck.

    3. profile image60
      Christy Evansposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It seems that nothing appeals to you enough for you to write about. This happens to everyone, and I myself was a victim of the terrible  "writers block" just last week. But you know, as my English teacher said several years ago, you always have something to write about. Even if you don't have an idea, just write about you (or someone else) not having an idea and what they do about it. Poof! Presto, you have just written something! Along the way, I grantee that your imagination will take flight along the way and turn your boring and simple something into a nice and full something. It may be hard to understand, but go on. Give it a whirl. I really hope it works out for you!

    4. andromida profile image76
      andromidaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      keeping posting on forums and I am sure you will find your writing tempo back smile

  2. KevCC profile image48
    KevCCposted 7 years ago

    Sign up to the 30 hubs in 30 days challenge.

  3. waynet profile image48
    waynetposted 7 years ago

    Do a handstand for ten minutes against a wall and let the blood rush to your head and then slap yourself in the face...works for me everytime for new ideas, it helps me focus and wakes me up, although for others it may not work, so I'll shut up!!

  4. LVM profile image55
    LVMposted 7 years ago

    I took a quick glance at your hubs and they look great.  Better start writing again.

  5. jenblacksheep profile image85
    jenblacksheepposted 7 years ago

    So I've finally started to think about things I can write. Partly because I really need to make some money, partly because I'm bored. And I've remembered that my word processor isnt working. I need to get an update and I reckon its going to be at least a week before I can get a new version of Word installed! My parents helpfully lost the disc we had! I hope I'm suitably motivated by the time I'm up and typing again.

    1. BradyBones profile image90
      BradyBonesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Don't let that stop you! Here is a free software word processor suite comparable to Microsoft Office (sans Outlook): http://www.openoffice.org/

      But you know what I do when I don't really feel like writing anything particular? I break out the old fashioned notebook and pen. It allows me to doodle as I try to draw the words out and I find that it jump starts my creative juices more readily than staring at a computer screen.

      In all honesty, though, it really seems like you are looking for excuses and maybe reaching for a little reassurance. So, here it is, you can do it!

  6. lrohner profile image84
    lrohnerposted 7 years ago

    Welcome home! How was the trip? Venezuela, right? Can't wait to read all of the hubs you're going to write about it! smile (hint, hint)

  7. jenblacksheep profile image85
    jenblacksheepposted 7 years ago

    The trip was amazing thanx. I will write about it at some point, I just don't really know what to say. I'm thinking about doing the 30Hubs in 30days challenge, so I'm sure I'll be able to write a few about Venezuela.

  8. Jane@CM profile image60
    Jane@CMposted 7 years ago

    Venezuela would be a great article!  I would start writing too with pen & paper.  I do it often at night when I can't sleep.

  9. darkside profile image80
    darksideposted 7 years ago

    Go to a newsagents, newsstand or whatever you call it, and browse the covers of magazines that interests you.

    See a headline that catches your attention? Commit it to memory, go home, and use that same headline to write your own article. You won't have to know what they've put in their own article, just write from what you know and put your own unique spin on it.

  10. jacobkuttyta profile image47
    jacobkuttytaposted 7 years ago

    You have the talent of making hubs.

    Go and just do it.

    Hope the above words will inspire you

  11. CMHypno profile image89
    CMHypnoposted 7 years ago

    Write about your writers block and your struggles to overcome it?

  12. profile image0
    poetlorraineposted 7 years ago

    pick up your pen and just write two pages every morning.....
    Even if it reads, don't know what to write, bored, bla bla bla bla bla...... all of a sudden the sparks will start to fly, will go take a look at some of your hubs..

      thinking about you, know it won't be long before your first  new hub,,,,,, we are all waiting. xx