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What Is Your Biggest Frustration When It Comes to Blogging? Frustration Number 4

July 29, 2018 4 Comments

How to Overcome Writer’s Block

I know we’ve all been there. Sitting at our PC with the cursor blinking at us…
Laughing at us…
Word count = 0, the big goose egg!!
What can you do to overcome writer’s block?

  1. Go for a walk. Turn OFF distractions.
  2. Go for a walk. Get outside.
  3. Try Free Writing. That is where you set a timer and start writing anything that comes to mind. Anything and Everything. Eventually, a blog post will form. I’ve used this technique several times with success.
  4. (Extra Tip) Repurpose some of your old content. That’s a great way to put a new spin on some of your popular work. Check out this post, Repurpose Old Content.
  5. (Extra Tip) One thing that I’ve found is that the more I write the easier it gets. So keep writing. Get on a writing schedule and stick to it. Start with writing 300 words a day. When 300 words get easy, increase it to 400.

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To your success.

Dan

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  1. Great tips! Sometimes just forgetting about what you are trying to write is the best tip to overcome writer’s block.

  2. Mark Schultz says:

    Thanks for the post, Dan, I liked it. You have some good ideas.

    • Dan Swords says:

      Thank you, Mark!!!
      I try to write and develop easy tips for so beginning bloggers can get their sites up and running with the least amount of problems.
      Writer’s blog is a struggle that all writers have to overcome.
      Thanks for stopping in.
      Dan

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