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20 Tips: Writers Block

Writer's block can be a frustrating and challenging experience for writers. Here are 20 tips I've employed to help overcome writer's block to get the creativity juices flowing.





  1. Take a Break: Step away from your writing for a short period. Engage in a different activity or simply relax to refresh your mind.

  2. Set Realistic Goals: Break down your writing goals into smaller, achievable tasks. Start with manageable targets to build momentum.

  3. Change Your Environment: Move to a different room or location, whether it's a by a lake, library, or park. A change in scenery can stimulate new ideas.

  4. Freewriting: Write continuously without worrying about grammar or coherence. Let your thoughts flow freely, allowing new ideas to emerge.

  5. Write at Your Peak Time: Identify when you are most alert and creative, and schedule your writing during those times.

  6. Read for Inspiration: Immerse yourself in books, articles, or poems that resonate with your genre or subject matter. Reading can ignite your creativity.

  7. Try Writing Prompts: Use writing prompts or exercises to kick-start your writing. They can help generate ideas and get your creative juices flowing.

  8. Create an Outline: Organize your thoughts by outlining your ideas, plot, or structure. Having a roadmap can guide you when you feel stuck.

  9. Change Your Writing Tool: Experiment with different writing tools, such as pen and paper, typewriter, or writing software. The novelty can inspire fresh ideas.

  10. Seek Feedback or Collaboration: Share your work-in-progress with trusted friends, fellow writers, or writing groups. Their input and perspective can provide valuable insights.

  11. Write Through the Block: Even if you feel uninspired, commit to writing a specific amount each day. This habit can help you push through the block. The worst "scrap" writing can be re-worded later.

  12. Exercise or Move Your Body: Enhance your mental state and boost creativity. Take a walk, meditate, or engage in any form of exercise you enjoy.

  13. Practice Mindfulness or Meditation: Take a few minutes to clear your mind, focus on your breath, and bring your attention back to the present moment. This can help reduce anxiety and promote clarity.

  14. Eliminate Distractions: Create a distraction-free writing environment. Turn off notifications, put away your phone, and limit interruptions to maintain focus.

  15. Explore New Ideas or Genres: Challenge yourself by experimenting with a different genre, writing style, or subject matter. This can reignite your passion for writing.

  16. Break Down Your Writing Process: Identify specific tasks within the writing process, such as research, character development, or outlining. Tackle one aspect at a time to avoid feeling overwhelmed.

  17. Embrace Imperfection: Give yourself permission to write poorly or make mistakes. Remember that the editing process exists for refinement.

  18. Reward Yourself: Set up a reward system for reaching writing milestones or completing challenging sections. Celebrate your progress to stay motivated.

  19. Write Freely and Honestly: Allow yourself to write without judgment or self-censorship. Embrace vulnerability and authenticity in your work.

  20. Remember Your Passion: Reflect on why you started writing in the first place. Reconnect with the joy and excitement that writing brings to reignite your motivation.


Keep in mind that writer's block is a common experience and temporary I experience it myself from time to time! Be patient with yourself, try different strategies, and trust in your ability to overcome the block. Happy writing! Be well.

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