Every writer gets stuck at some point. These sticky points can develop into major writer's block. Before that happens, give these options a try! I've amassed some advice seen and heard around the interwebs for those moments when the words don't want to flow. These are all methods I've tried that have worked for me - maybe they will also work for you!
Using random words to fuel your creativity
Last weekend I participated in my very first writing retreat. Here's what I learned!
In which images inspire stories
In which we will create two characters and put them in a situation!
Whoa, I'm halfway there... Whoa-oh, livin' on a prayer!
I had an idea. And now I'm reading a book with the same idea.
That's right, folks. I'm Big Enough (or little enough?) to get plagiarized. Someone, and I won't name names at this moment (because I have already lodged a copyright infringement complaint with Amazon and I'm hoping this plagiarized book will be taken down soon), has taken the entire text of The Madman and thrown it up … Continue reading i’ve hit the Big Time.
I achieved the coveted 50K word count on Monday night, with only 48 words to spare... yikes. My novel is not complete but I feel like it needs quite a bit more editing to get it to a coherent enough place to figure out an ending, therefore The Mist that Falls at Night is now … Continue reading 11th consecutive nanowrimo win!
I neglected to post here about my Nanowrimo novel for this year... Lately I've found the Mandela Effect rather fascinating, and I wanted to write something that would incorporate it somehow. Yet without a firm idea, I instead decide to create a creep-tastic cover that might inspire me. I scrolled through the sample covers on … Continue reading nanowrimo 2016 progress update