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#WorkshopWednesday – How to Beat Writers Block

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Welcome to #WorkshopWednesday, my weekly feature with a focus on all things blogging! Each week there’ll be tips, tricks and advice on how to get your blog running like a well oiled machine!

 

As a blogger and a freelance writer, I’ve had more than my fair share of writers block. There’s nothing worse than sitting down to work and having words fail you. I’ve even found that writer’s block can hit when you have topics in mind. Often we have a million and one ideas whirring around in our brains, but none of them seem to land on the page!

Fear not! I’ve developed some great ways to get the juices flowing when writer’s block kicks in. No more staring at a blank page and no more procrastinating on social media, hoping that inspiration will hit. Here are my top tips:

Take a break –

This might seem really obvious but when work has been hectic, taking a break can make all the difference. When I’ve had a busy week, it’s not unusual for me to run of words towards the end of it. Even if it’s just a stroll around the block, it’ll give you time to clear your head. Everyone needs a break sometimes, taking one will have you back on top form before you know it!

Change where you write –

If you’re usually cooped up inside when you’re working, why not move into the garden? If the weather is rubbish maybe try a local cafe. Taking yourself away from the norm can give your mind the freedom it needs to explore, a bit of people watching is good for the imagination too!

Get your inspiration from Google –

If’ it’s blog post ideas that you need, there are numerous title generators that can be found through a simple google search. The algorithms aren’t always on point, but they can help to kick-start your thought processes. Even a search for ‘blog post ideas’ can get you going. The internet is full of content that can be inspiring to writers and bloggers, you just have to find it!

Quote yourself happy –

I’m a huge lover of the quotes that circle the web. There are some really inspirational and motivational memes out there that people love to share. Do a quick search and have a read, some of them really give you the kick up the bum you need to get cracking!

 

Don’t let writers block hinder your progress, get typing!

 

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6 Comments

  • bringinguptheberneys July 26, 2017 at 8:20 am

    This is great, they’re such simple resolves to writers block, but you just don’t think about it do you! – I’ll definitely be taking heed of this post, writers block gets me all the time! – I like the idea of blogging in a different place! 🙂 #fortheloveofBLOG x

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    • The Tale of Mummyhood July 26, 2017 at 7:41 pm

      Thankyou! x

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  • Sarah Howe @runjumpscrap July 26, 2017 at 8:29 pm

    These are some great tips. I try and write original stuff twice a week and it can get hard to think!! Thanks for sharing with #bestandworst x

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    • The Tale of Mummyhood July 27, 2017 at 1:29 pm

      Thankyou xx

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  • Helena July 31, 2017 at 10:53 am

    Your tip for getting out there and not just staring at a blank page is a great one. Thank you for sharing this with #fortheloveofBLOG

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    • The Tale of Mummyhood July 31, 2017 at 7:27 pm

      Thankyou x

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