Commentary and Philosophy Non-Fiction posted November 19, 2018

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Writers Block

Words Unfinished

by country ranch writer

Writers block Contest Winner 

It happens to every writer it's inevitable. Every writer struggles with it but what you do with it that counts. My solution is to write something you are interested in and enjoy doing so. I call it my safety net. It is something I am very passionate about.

The trick is to find something you yourself are passionate about and works for you. There is no quick fix for everyone's writer's block. The possibilities are endless though and before you know it your writer's block will be a distant memory.

'You overcome writer's block by writing, "My Grandpa used to tell me. Writer's block is simply a minor speed bump that you can overcome easily. Sometimes life just gets in your way and throws you a curve throwing you off kilter.

Look at what you are writing and why. Are you writing what you love to write about? If you do your readers will be able to connect with you; You must put your heart and soul in your writing because they can feel the emotions you put into your work. You want them to feel everything you feel. It's a great way to get rid of writer's block

The reasons for your writer's block may vary, sometimes it's simply not the right time to write. Others struggle with being afraid, with putting their ideas out there for everyone to see.

Fear at times keep some writers from ever becoming the writer they wanted to be. Some, on the other hand, want everything to be just perfect and it keeps them from ever beginning. I am afraid there is no magic fix to writer's block.

The trick is to find something that works for you and sometimes it is just to continue writing and trying stuff till you find what works. Soon you will be writing.

Before you know it your block will be a distant memory. You overcome writer's block by writing and it makes you feel good all over.

The difference between professional writers and amateurs is this; both encounter block, but one pushes through while others get paralyzed. Writer's block has probably existed since the invention of writing.

If you are struggling with writer's block, don't get discouraged. This happens to every great writer at some point, and it's easy to overcome it. Writer's block can be an absolute nightmare.

Writer's block isn't a disease it's a normal condition happening to every artistic soul. You just need to know how to deal with it. Those authors who know how to overcome writer block never get trapped in the routine troubles. Although Bloggers, writers, copyeditors have had writer's block at least once.

Writer's block can be quite discouraging, it is perhaps the most frustrating thing about being an author but the bottom line is don't give up.

By searching for solutions, you're much more likely to succeed in overcoming your writer's block. Try anything and everything you can until you've beaten the writer's block. Writer's block can communicate a larger problem to the writer that needs solving.

Writer's block is a condition in which a skilled writer with the desire to write finds herself unable to write. Writer's block is probably a term that's very familiar to you if you write regularly, or know someone who does. It's simply a phrase that's used when someone who wants to write can't. Someone suffering from writer's block cannot produce anything new. It's also something that happens to just about every writer at any given time. It's a "condition" you don't want, but can't always prevent. It could be a psychological reason or due to external factors that influence a person's life. Anyone can suffer from it. You just need to know how to deal with it. Learn how to overcome the syndrome. There isn't an over the counter cure for writer's block. The key to overcoming writer's block is uncovering what's causing it. We're sorry to say there's no method that's 100% effective in avoiding writer's block. There is no way to avoid it completely.

Writing Prompt
Write a story about when you had a writiers block and how you overcame it

Writers block
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