26 easy ways to conquer writer’s block

Need inspiration? These simple tactics work for the author. They could help unblock your ideas, too.

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Writer’s block is a breakdown in action that stops us from making progress on a project. A better term, I think, is “idea block,” because it happens when we’ve run out of ideas for how to move forward. To defeat writer’s block we don’t actually need to write. But we do need to get unstuck and break the block. It’s not in the hands. It’s in the brain. So hit the a reset button. Here are 26 ways to get ideas flowing again. 1. Listen to music without lyrics, such as a classical station on Pandora.

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