Susan Moran’s recent post on how she beats writer’s block got the creative juices flowing for some Pitch Publish Prosper contributors and allies. Here are highlights from a recent Twitter conversation (our handle is @sciwrihandbook) about how we cure our own dry spells.
- Some take Susan’s advice to get out of the house, or otherwise move around:
— Jill U Adams (@juadams) March 22, 2013
#cures4writersblock read, read, read, take walk, read, read, read, take time off and read
— CMDoran (@TheFebrileMuse) March 22, 2013
— KeithDarce (@KeithDarce) March 22, 2013
- Others advocate cures that keep them at their desks:
- Susan’s recommendation to take real break, both work- and networks-free, also resonates:
- For some of us, breaking writer’s block is sometimes about shifting the interior world. Switching up rote tasks or dipping into others’ creative work (especially music) can help jar the words loose:
#cures4writersblock Do familiar chores in backwards ways, explore microworlds in the lawn, bake bread from scratch.
— Tania (@RadioAstroGal) March 22, 2013
Which of these methods work for you? Or do you have even better #cures4writersblock? Be sure to tell us.
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