I feel stuck

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    blatvaposted 9 years ago

    It's not writers block... I just feel... Like I've reached an impasse. I have things I want to write about, But I can't seem to motivate myself enough to sit down and get them done..

    I'm not sure what to do

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image61
      prettydarkhorseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      give yourself a break, write when you can again,,,

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      Poppa Bluesposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      You need a distraction, something to take your mind off things, perhaps a warm embrace, a longing gaze, and a soft kiss while a gentle hand strokes your soft hair...

      1. K Partin profile image60
        K Partinposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        You smooth talker you! yikes

  2. ecogirl333 profile image58
    ecogirl333posted 9 years ago

    What works for me is to ignore the laptop for a day or two but keep a notebook handy at all times.  There are always quick moments of inspiration (something on the radio, in the news or an overheard conversation).  These brief notes then prompt me back to the laptop and some new writing.

    Don't worry about it - not many of us can simply write continually and I doubt any of us can write anything worth reading continually!

  3. IzzyM profile image87
    IzzyMposted 9 years ago

    I get that too. Some days I am not only full of ideas, I can sit and write and turn them into hubs; other days, I get ideas but cannot for the life of me think how to write them down.
    So, I just go with the flow, so to speak.

  4. Dame Scribe profile image60
    Dame Scribeposted 9 years ago

    Writing doesn't have to be a everyday affair either wink set yourself a schedule and take it from there smile

  5. tantrum profile image59
    tantrumposted 9 years ago

    Change your avatar ! lol

  6. K Partin profile image60
    K Partinposted 9 years ago

    Yeah maybe a break would help, but believe me it will come to you when you least expect it....smile

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image61
      prettydarkhorseposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Kerry

      1. K Partin profile image60
        K Partinposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Hi Maita! smile

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    Justine76posted 9 years ago

    go for a walk or a drive
    listen to music
    dont force it

    1. K Partin profile image60
      K Partinposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Very good Justine! smile

  8. NaomiR profile image86
    NaomiRposted 9 years ago

    I often get ideas just when I'm talking to my husband or friends. I've found that the more I try to actually sit and think of ideas, the harder it is, for some reason!


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