Lions, and Tigers, and Writer's Block, Oh My!
|Give me cookies!! Chocolate chunk please.|
point. But there are ideas everywhere. Think about your own experiences - what if you had chosen a different path during some situation in your life. What would have happened? If you want to make it a little more interesting, what if a yeti suddenly appeared and demanded cookies? Chocolate chunk cookies to be exact. The fabulous possibilities here are endless, so just start writing, and see where it takes you. You can always edit later.
|No writing now...eating cookies with the yeti.|
A great, easy thing to do, is to carry a small notebook and pen around with you....EVERYWHERE! You never know when inspiration will strike, and you don't want to take the chance that you will forget your brilliant idea by the time you get home or to your computer. Also, keeping a journal every day is an easy way to keep yourself writing and the thoughts moving.
Finally, the best, most fantastic, outstanding advice I can give for writer's block, is to read! Yep, that's right. Reading a variety of genres, authors, and even lengths of books will open your mind to more possibilities. You will learn how other authors handle different situations and eventually meld that with your own writing style.
Well, it happens to the best of us. Writer's block a can be a terrible, frustrating thing, but if you take a few simple steps, you too can avoid it, or overcome it! So what are you waiting for? Get writing!
Books about writing
Books about cookies
Books about the Yeti