- Step 1: Take a break Take a long break and do something else, like shopping, walking, or hitting the town with some friends.
- TIP: Keep a pocket notebook or journal and pen with you at all times. Inspiration strikes suddenly when you least expect it. Be ready.
- Step 2: Listen to inspirational music Listen to music that inspires you and triggers your creative imagination.
- Step 3: Change the scenery Change where you write by going outside, to a different room, or to a coffee shop.
- Step 4: Free-write Free-write on any topics at all, including your fears about writer’s block, and don't worry about being perfect; this will help you relax and rediscover your passion for writing.
- Step 5: Read Read a book, poem, or screenplay by someone you admire and get a feel for their style. This can be very effective at inspiring you to write again.
- Step 6: Read Read something you've written in the past that you liked to remind yourself that you are a good writer.
- FACT: Did you know? Agraphia is the permanent inability to write or draw due to brain trauma or disease.
You Will Need
- A break
- Inspirational music
- A change of scenery
- Your favorite reading material
- And a good piece you've written
- A pocket notebook or journal and pen (optional)