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Writer’s block is known to be a career killer to many aspiring writers, and unfortunately, anything can cause it. If you’ve read 4 Signs You May Have Writer’s Block, then you should be able to determine whether it’s hit you yet.

Fortunately for you, I’ve been in a constant battle with it, and I’ve had time to come up with great ways to making sure it’s been kicked to the curb! Now, what I’m about to share with you may or may not work for you, but it doesn’t hurt to try it. And you’ll find that these steps are so stupidly easy you won’t have to go out and buy a book to help your creative juices.

Full disclosure, writer’s block makes a profit, and I’ve fallen for the scheme of buying a “Writing a novel for dummies” book to help me get past this issue. Here’s a little secret – it didn’t help. So, to prevent you from making the same mistake I did, I’ve decided to share what I learned with you for free! 

I will be honest, though, when you learn these 4 steps, you’re going to kick yourself. It’s honestly not something you would think would help, or in some instances, it’s not something you even think of doing. I’ve discussed writer’s block with other author’s and how they deal with this themselves, and each story I get is different. This is how I overcome it and I hope it helps you!

Coming up with an idea for a story is the easy part. I’ve done it countless times while doing the dishes, vacuuming the floor, or even folding laundry. I don’t know how many times I’ve lost myself to my daydreams while planning a potential story–I’ve been writing since I was twelve and my process hadn’t changed in decades. But one thing that has changed is this:

Writing can be quite a chore!

Honestly, I envy the people who are writing machines! They remind me of the energizer bunny; they keep going and going and going. Frankly, that isn’t me. Now, don’t confuse that with an inability to write! I am a writing pro (toot toot!) and it is my calling. However those who are able to produce an endless supply of creativity and push out manuscript after manuscript in such a short amount of time makes me incredibly jealous! I know I’m not alone in the world and I’ve read countless blogs to overcome my own writer’s block, but sometimes I haven’t found anything worthwhile to help me.

So instead, I’ve put forth a system that has done the trick for me. This took years of practice to perfect (because I’m such a perfectionist), so I’m really excited to share it with you! But before we even get into how to properly deal with writer’s block, we first need to understand why it happens.

One thing you have to remember is that coming down with writer’s block or even procrastinating doesn’t make you any less of a writer! Lacking the motivation to tackle your next (or current) writing project is nothing to be shameful of either.

In fact it’s completely normal!

Let’s first dive into some of the reason’s why writer’s block happens…

Hey there, I’m Crystal Maddux! I help aspiring author’s design and create a stunningly unique fiction manuscript. Learn more…

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