Oct 122014

Overcoming Writer's BlockThere will be moments you feel stuck, uninspired and maybe even a little lazy to write. I have experienced moments when I just do not feel inspired to write about anything, and there are moments I have a million ideas floating in my head and I cannot seem to focus on one.

Feeling uninspired is normal. Sometimes you have too much going on and you just cannot concentrate. Maybe you just do not feel like writing — and that is okay. Or, all those thoughts do not seem to make sense just yet.

So, for these moments, I turn to these four things:

1. My Notes app:
All those crazy ideas I keep thinking about, I just type them out on my phone and save them for future posts. There have been moments I am inspired at the moment and would rather type out the entire post on my phone, email it to myself, then edit and post.

2. Personal experiences:
Think of something that recently happened in your life and see how you can turn that into a post. Is it something you just figured out? Is it something someone else might have an issue with as well? If so, get a draft going and see where it takes you.

3. Social media:
People are always sharing information on social media, and sometimes an article or an image can inspire you to get your creative juices going!

4. Other blogs:
Although I am believe reading other blog posts is a great way to get inspired, it is the last thing on my list because I like to use this method as a way to connect with others as well.

Are there any other tips you would like to add?

Fatima Torres

What's life like with three kids and two pups? It's entertaining, that's for sure! MTME breaks down family fun ideas and shares personal insights from a former B2B editor and digital marketer turned mom running a business and a household -- all under one roof. With her husband as her #1 fan, there isn't anything she can't accomplish. Read on to learn how she breathes in fire and exhales success.

Reader Comments

  1. I struggled with writer's block often when I was blogging before. Things I didn't want to cover or talk about.. too raw.. too much emotion. then I had to go without it for 8 months and I am like yeah writer's block??

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