I am having a remarkably hard time trying to figure out what to write about next. Has this happened to anyone? And if so, can you please share to me what you did to overcome that writers block?
If you are looking for a topic come and join the Weekly HubMob. We have a fresh topic everyweek and having other hubbers writing on the same topic at the same time is always an incentive as you try to create original hubs.
Yeah that would be a great way to create hubs! Because I am just a young adult, I don't have lots of knowledge about most topics so I cant write a hub about different topics. I have tried to do many hours of research just to benefit me in some way, and hopefully, turn that information into a hub but that never seems to happen. Thanks for the tip!
So far, I've not had a writer's block, as far as it comes to writing hubs. I've written many under pressure to write, based on a timer, by doing an "Instant" Hub Challenge.
Many thoughts run into one another, and must be organized to put into writing. Sort out your mind first and foremost.
If you have a topic, write a title for it, set it aside. If you have another topic, repeat previous step. Until you have your ideas down on paper or unpublished hubs.
I have many unpublished hubs. Many are different ideas, which I'll address sooner or later, but the thought is saved, even if I have to come back to it.
Be honest with yourself about why you write? If you write for money, then learn everything you can about it and then apply it.
If you are writing to write, then simply sort your mind and break everything else down into smaller subject matter, then attack each piece individually.
Just my thoughts.
My challenge with that kind of thing is that if I have something "important" or "big" that I know I need to write, I have to spend x amount of time in an "incubate mode". It may be 5 minutes, or it may be 5 years, that I have something "in the incubator" - but until it's ready to be taken out and printed, I have the "foreground" of my mind looking around for something to write about in the interim. Since the stuff I care about is "in the incubator", there's not much else that "foreground" part of my mind cares about. That's when I just write about anything at all (and why my Hubs are often "crap" at worst, and "mediocrity with good enough grammar" at best).
In any case, I'll just write about whatever I've had going on recently, whatever is around me (in the house, in the neighborhood, in the world - doesn't matter), things that irk me, things that make me happy, things I just want to say, etc. etc.
One thing I do do to help get things going sometimes is to go to the forum, the questions, other writing sites where titles are listed (and likely to aggravate me with whatever they imply), and see if I get "inspired" to write. (The reason I go to other writing sites is to try not to write Hubs/articles that seem like I'm debating with someone else's article/Hub on the same site.) (I have tons of writing that started out as replies in the forums and got set aside and stored, to be turned into Hubs/articles later.)
Nope. I have the opposite problem - scattered and unfocused but chock full of ideas.
however, if you are trying to limit yourself to certain themes or types (I will only do product hubs!), I can see where that could happen. As Cags said, if you are not tying yourself down to "commercially viable", you are much more free.
I really don't pay much attention to the number of hubs I publish in a month. I just write about topics that I have knowledge about but if you're here for adsense earnings, its better to write about products so that you get considerable search engine traffic. That way you'll have a lot of stuff to write about for a long long time.
So say some.
However, I've been doing this quite a bit longer than most and I can tell you that you can get truly surprising amounts of money from writing about things you never thought would be worth anything.
I don't write about products very often, at least not in the way you probably mean. I get about 10,000 p/v daily, so don't think that you have to do what "they" say to get traffic.
Of my top 25 earners (which by themselves earn about $450 monthly), only 3 are about products that anyone would buy. And only one of them is strongly focused on the product itself.
I'm not saying that writing product hubs a bad thing to do - it most definitely is not - just that if it isn't your thing there are many other paths to take. If you like doing that sort of post, yes, do it, because the world is full of things you can write about. But the world is also full of other things. TIMTOWTDI (There is more than one way to do it).
by brandonhart100 7 years ago
Assuming you care to be visible to big G.1. Start with a niche topic that can get a lot of search results. Use the adword keyword tool to find it. If you don't know what that is google "adword keyword tool". 2. Make a hub based on that topic that is somewhat broad concerning that...
by BennyTheWriter 8 years ago
Hey everyone,This might seem like a silly question, the answer to which is probably glaringly obvious to my more experienced fellow hubbers, but I'm truly at a loss here. I'd like to know how you come up with original hubs to write after doing research on a proposed topic. Nearly every...
by Karen Wilton 8 years ago
Writing has always been my way of talking when no-one is listening so finding HubPages is as good as picking up the phone and knowing there is someone on the other end of the line.My problem is that I have so much to write about I don't know what my niche is or if I even want one. What do you think...
by David Livermore 4 years ago
I have nothing left to write. The last two hubs I wrote were an experiment to see if I could write "viral" content, which I don't think I did very well on.Beyond that, I think I have ran out of topics to write on Hubpages. I planned to start novel writing this year, but with a...
by LadyMar 6 years ago
I started writing for HubPages in November 2011, so I'm still going through the learning curve. I write hubs about beauty tips for women 40 years of age and older.I've noticed while reading other Hubber's articles, that sometime a person will write about different unrelated subject...
by Aj Sethuraman 4 years ago
I want to write about things I love, which is what I'm told you should do. So, for you guys who have had successful hubs, are your hubs like that because:You got lucky, and what you're passionate about is a hot topic;You made hubs that you knew were popular topics;Or some other reason?
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|