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Help! I have Hubber's Block

  1. hublim profile image79
    hublimposted 8 years ago


    I've got a problem, I'm suffering from writer's block (or Hubber's block).

    If you have ever suffered the same problem, how did you overcome it?

    What do you do to get the creative juices flowing again?

    I have ideas for hubs, however when I sit down to write them my mind goes completely blank.

    1. Cagsil profile image61
      Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      The best way to clear you writing block is to not try and force it to come forth. You need to take your mind off it and do something else, so you can let inspiration come naturally. smile

      1. hublim profile image79
        hublimposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks Cagsil

        I think that’s exactly what my problem is, trying to force the hubs through.

        Time heals all wounds, unless you pick at them.
        --Shawn Alexander

  2. profile image0
    TheVerbalAxiomposted 8 years ago

    I normally just give myself some time when I forget a good idea, just relax a little bit dude. Do something you enjoy doing for a while and see if it comes back.

    Works for me, hope it works for you too.

    1. hublim profile image79
      hublimposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the response Axiom.

      I'm probably making myself more frustrated by trying to force it. Perhaps a bit of break, and doing some exercise (cheers Rochelle) to clear my mind.

  3. Rochelle Frank profile image96
    Rochelle Frankposted 8 years ago

    Run around the block a few times.

  4. Dame Scribe profile image61
    Dame Scribeposted 8 years ago

    I hope you are least writing your idea's in your secret little itty bitty black book wink

    1. hublim profile image79
      hublimposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I've been keeping note, my problem has been turning the ideas into content.

      I think I need to stop stressing and my flow will come back.

  5. Will Apse profile image92
    Will Apseposted 8 years ago

    Copy someone else's stuff. That's the norm around here. Then get huffy when someone does it you. That is also the norm.

  6. jayjay40 profile image81
    jayjay40posted 8 years ago

    Yes chill out, then just when you have forgotten all about it POW! an idea will come to you. Best of luck

  7. RedElf profile image87
    RedElfposted 8 years ago

    You've been given some excellent advice (except the copy thing, unless you are totally desperate, just kidding wink ) Do them all!
    ...but at least set up your ideas as hubs so you don't loose them.

    I always have at least 10 on the go so I don't have to start from scratch every time. I find unless the idea is a really burning issue that by the time I have set up the hub and put in all the tags, etc., I have to work to get back into the head-space I was in before all the technical stuff intervened. big_smile

    Take a walk, let it be for a bit, and trust your subconscious to do the work.

    Cheers! big_smilebig_smilebig_smile

    1. hublim profile image79
      hublimposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Cheers RedElf

      I have received some great advice, I hadn’t thought of creating the hubs as the ideas come.

      I’ll give that a try.

      I had been focussing on doing one thing at a time, however, now that you mention it perhaps have a few different hubs to work on may also work.

      Again Cheers

  8. amandaD profile image60
    amandaDposted 8 years ago

    I had hubbers block for 3 years lol! done one, now I've got to think of some others!

  9. dohn121 profile image82
    dohn121posted 8 years ago

    Read Read Read

    I go and read what others wrote (other hubs).  Sometimes, I'll got tot the Hot Hubs List or the Best Hubs List and with each hub, I'll ask myself this question:

    "Why are people interested in this?"

    If you find an answer, you just might've caught a bit of lightning (or inspiration) in a bottle.

    No, I'm not telling you to copy someone else's work, but to get a bit of inspiration cool

    I hope this helps!