We are all writers in some form or another. Some of you will have your own blog or journal, or maybe you’re a student writing essay after essay. Even office workers write emails or send out a few tweets here and there. I’ve been fortunate enough to never really suffer with writer’s block. Not that often, at least. It can be difficult to break out of though.
Here’s a checklist of tricks to try when writer’s block pops up:
1. Bake a cake – I’m not kidding, baking a cake (or any other sweet treat) is a great way to get your creative juices flowing. Thinking about your ingredients and what your going to make helps to distract you from the problem at hand and gives you something else to focus on. Once you’ve put the cake in the oven, go back and look and your work with fresh eyes. You’ll probably find what was missing before. Plus you’ll have something tasty to eat once you’ve finished your work! (My intern Nicole has found this method to work time and time again!) Read more