When you are writing just for fun and not for school or anything like that, don't try to force the words out. If something you wrote was forced out instead letting the words kind of flow out of you then honestly, it's ganna suck.
If it's the kind of block where you've written some already, but just can't seem to continue, you should try rereading what you've done so far. Maybe you can't continue because the last paragraph or sentence doesn't flow into anything else. It happens with me frequently, sometimes you just need to rewrite what you've already done.
I think that when a teacher gives you something to write, you are also given boundary lines, know what you are going to write before you begin writing it. This may or may not be the case with when you are freewriting, but the way I get passed writer's block is go back to the beginning and start editing the story, making it better. By the time you get to the place you stopped, unless it is on the second page, you should have come up with some ideas, because no matter how good you think it is, it can always be better. Hope this helps. Good luck!
a really great way to exstinguish writter's block is to write even if you don't feel like it. in my notebooks, probably a third of the pages are fragmants created during writting blockage lol. it creates more oppurtunities in the future to write when your stuck if you look back on those fragments for reflection and new ideas.
Can anyone please see my story it's called run away and it may say by anoymous or andrnick; pick either one but please read it.
It only has 1 typing error which you'd notice and I have posted on it but please read it.
Totally agree with the people who've already posted: just look for something that you think is interesting, beautiful, annoying, etc. You'll be amazed what comes out!
Umm.. and (please) feel free to check out some of my stuff. I'd really appreciate any input!:)
A story of mine that was just published is about overcoming writers block. Sometimes you need to let go and not think too hard and just write. You can edit later. It's what second drafts are for, what multiple
drafts do. My story is under anonymous because I wasn't ready to share
my name at that point but I'd appreciate it if
you could take a look one day
Try taking a story you wrote in class (or maybe not even a story, just something) and elongate it and change it and turn it into a story. That's what I do when I want to write but can't think of a good topic.
Take out a marker and a big poster to something to write on. Sit down for a little and write down every single word that comes to your mind. Once the poster is filled up, choose a word, and that's your new topic.
It might be easier to try not to force yourself to write just write when you are in the mood or something strikes you. It might be a good idea to carry something with you just in case you get a random amazing writing topic
Go for a walk and think about what's going on right that very second. Whether you're thinking about something that happened that day or what a person is doing across the street. Think deeply for a moment and you'll find something.
I feel the same way. My sourounding really affect my writing. I personally am inspired by nature. I think that once one finds that of which inspires them, writing tends to come much more easily. And once again i agree with you on your last two points. I have to be in a "writing mood" to write. When i don't feel like writing...my work is never any good.
With Writer's Block, you can't force it. Just relax about it. Write ideas down and see if you can form connections. I tried forcing it and didn't have a word down for six months. It takes time.
What I really really like to do is when I have a bad day at school, I get on the computer and write about my day as I wish it was.
Btw also if you're on a long drive, put your ipod in your ears and zone. Seriously, I get sooo caught up in thinking, you'd be really surprised where i get to when I zone out
But how do you conquer writer's block when you have a deadline that is fast approaching but are completely stuck? I'm writing a novel and I have to have it completed by March for a project. I'm like halfway through it but I am absolutely stuck with this part but its not like a little part that I can just completely skip either...
Whenever I write, I have to be mad or very passionate and confident that the piece will be good. But I don't find things to write about, they just come to me. If I'm looking out the window and a pretty blue bird is sitting on the bush, I will write about that. Or if I see something in a movie or something that's happening to me or a friend, then I write about that. It's not very easy "trying" to write a poem. It is easy if the words come to you.
Good luck. !!
Sorry, this is really late, but what I'd suggest is you improvise. Not everything has to be planned and perfect. What's it about???
hey are u on? its 10:10 am here in okl.city
i always feel in the mood to write, but at certain parts i get stuck. I need help for chapter 16.