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  1. vividual says

    This is the perfect blog post for my situation right now. I’ve been so busy in the last couple of weeks that I didn’t even have a second to write down ideas for blog posts and now I’m eager to finally post something but I don’t know exactly what. I’ll try to follow your tips. I’m hoping for a positive result 😉

  2. gemmaorton says

    Great post with some brilliant tips. Thank you! I’ve had this recently, where I just can’t write. It doesn’t flow. I do find I often gets ideas when traveling by car or bus, but my disability means I find it hard to get these ideas down then. I need to find a way!

    • LauraJ says

      Thank you! Maybe it might help to spend time going over your thoughts at the end of the day. Usually at night when I am trying to sleep, I start over analysing – annoying when I am tired but sometimes helpful! I hope you manage to find a way. 🙂

  3. Jyo says

    It happens to every writer and every writer struggles with it….but it’s a tough question to answer but I don’t have a great solution….for me….jumping to other projects really activate my creativity !!

  4. LauraJ says

    Thank you! Your link is not working so when I click on your name, I am not directed to your blog. I would speak to WordPress because that will be stopping you from reaching views.
    I typed your blog name on google and landed up on your twitter which linked me to your blog. I noticed as well that every time I clicked on a new category like “about” or “short stories”, it opened up a new tab. You probably want to edit your links to make sure it stays on the same tab – if that makes sense?
    Your blog looks great though! Take a break if you want to rethink your ideas but do not believe that blogging is not for you. I read a statistic that 93% of blogs close after the first two months.
    I spent 4 months with practically 5 views a day and I literally just commented on every blog possible. I can do another post on tips if you would like. 🙂 x

  5. Oriana says

    Fortunately I only had to deal with it once for a short time, and that’s so scary ! I felt like my mind was just empty, and my creativity gone, as you said. Those are great tips, thanks for sharing with us ✨

    • LauraJ says

      Thank you Oriana for taking the time to read and comment :). It happened to me recently. It is a really scary feeling! x

  6. Niall O'Donnell says

    That’s some great advice, thanks! I hate writer’s block: I always have this slight fear that I’ll never come up with an idea again! Sometimes I find writing about anything, even if it’s something you abandon, helps get the juices flowing.

    • LauraJ says

      Thank you Niall! I get what you mean – the fear of not having ideas is really frustrating. That’s a good idea, I don’t always post what I write, but I am sure that it helps in keeping my mind staying creative.

    • LauraJ says

      Thank you! I can see how that would help. I have never gone to a coffee shop before because I get easily distracted, but that is a great idea. New surrounds = new thoughts. 🙂

  7. theglassofclass says

    I try and stick to a posting schedule and whenever the posting day comes I feel so nervous about writing I usually don’t know what to write about. I know I should probably write beforehand and just schedule my posts but I can’t bring myself to do that either! I need to sort myself out lol this is a great post! Thank you for sharing, I’ll definitely be trying some tips out!

    Julia xx

    • LauraJ says

      This made me laugh because I have failed terribly at keeping a posting schedule. My mind is all over the place and so I just write down my ideas and hope for the best!
      Thank you for reading and for taking the time to comment. I hope the tips work for you! xx

  8. Grace says

    These are some really good tips! I always find leaving it for a bit helps me, I do like mindmaps but find I sometimes get a little carried away. Will definitely think about this next time I have writer’s block.

    • LauraJ says

      Thank you! Yeah I like walking away and then going back. Mindmaps really help me but I never use all the ideas that I put down. I appreciate you commenting and hope the tips helped. 🙂

  9. palegirlrambling says

    Boy did I need this! Like you writers block was never something I struggled with when I started blogging, I had all the ideas in the world. But when I went back to work full time and I was limited to the time I could write it’s something I did and still do struggle with. Taking a break definitely helps (although I find it hard to accept defeat!) I never thought about reading old content, I’ll have to give that a go!
    PaleGirlRambling xo

    • LauraJ says

      Thank you Rachael! It is hard admitting defeat right. Sometimes I wish I could go back to mind when I first started. Maybe it is the excitement of just starting a blog that makes you think of all these ideas.
      Definitely try going through your old content. It really helps. xx

    • LauraJ says

      Thank you Kerry for reading and taking the time to comment! I agree, it creates more stress – I have tried to force ideas before and it never turns out well. x

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