Having a block during writing a blog post, book, social media post, article or any form of writing, is OKAY.
Yes, you read me right.
I have been in a rut for the past days that I got stuck on continuing with writing my book. I started with vigour and breezed through chapters 1 to 6 without much stress. However, getting to chapter 7, I got stuck and not until recently that I got my writing mojo back.
If you find yourself in this state at any time, take the “chill pill” and slow down.
Do any of the following;
■ Go through the past chapters, words, paragraphs, lines you’ve written. Read them word by word and you’re sure to get back your writing sparkle.
■ Allow some time away from the piece of work. Do other stuff but remove your mind from the present one. This time away allows you to have a fresh perspective when you get back to it.
■ Do a FREE write by writing down anything that comes to you at the moment without stressing about grammatical errors, and editing; sheath your inner editing girl and just pour your heart out in your writing.
I used both the first and second tips and here I am back to my book writing.
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