This post is a guest post by Edgar Boutaric
If you are a seasoned blogger you surely have pass through some moments where you just can’t find something to write. Indeed this situation is very common to a lot of person and is commonly known as the writer’s block. Fortunately there are some small tips that exist to help you deal with this situation and this is what we will be looking at in this article.
Do not set too high standard
Be careful here. I am not saying that you should write some junk content but rather that you should not pressurize yourself to write the most beautiful piece of content. Just make sure that you write the content in order to get your creative juice flowing. You will take care of the grammar and the punctuations later.
Write the middle of the article
Instead of focusing on the introduction or some tough part of the article, you might be more interested in starting with a part that you might be more comfortable with. What I usually do is to create each subheading for my paragraphs and then start with the one that I am more comfortable with. This can put you in a more positive mood when it comes to completing the article.
You must also start to become proactive rather than being reactive. There are some times where we are the most creative and it might be useful that you note down all the different ideas that come your way. Make sure that you carry a small notepad and pen with you in order to note down the different ideas that you may get.
Sometimes it might be useful for you shift environment when it comes to overcoming writer’s block. If you have a laptop with Wi-Fi, then you can try leaving your office and work somewhere else. If you are working from home it might be easier for you to walk around and find some place where you might feel more comfortable to write.
Talk to other people
Sometimes talking to other people can help you get some fresh ideas. It can certainly help if you have a friend that is a writer and can help you brainstorm. Alternatively you might be interested to talk to people that do not have any relation with what you do to get a completely fresh outlook. The main thing here is to disconnect yourself from your everyday routine and start afresh.
Now it’s time for you to share some of your tips when it comes to writer’s block. What do you do in these situations? Please use the comment section below in order to share your opinion.
Edgar Boutaric is the founder of Blog Marketing Tools where you can find a lot of resources pertaining to marketing tools and blogging in general.