I’m guilty of falling out of love with myself and my writing. I know I’m my harshest critic and the slightest issue can have me feeling a bit unhinged. I just take it that these personality traits are what makes me a creative. I know I feel upset and angry when I’m not creating. It’s what keeps me sane, but what if I’ve fallen out of love with writing? How can I get my groove back?
Here’s my list of 31 ways to rekindle the flames of love for writing:
- Always keep your eyes open for inspiration.
- Avoid being distracted by social media or television during your writing time.
- Brainstorm ideas and topics.
- Brighten up your workspace.
- Connect with other writers in a
- Connect with your readers.
- Create a vision board and display it in a place where you’ll see it every day.
- Dance it out.
- Declutter your space.
- Don’t beat yourself up about the time you should have spent writing.
- Freewrite when you’re feeling stuck.
- Go on a vacation or walk to change scenery.
- Help someone else in a writing forum or blog post.
- Keep an inspiration, story or idea journal.
- Let go of anxiety, worry and self-doubt.
- Listen to music that inspires you.
- Make some coffee or tea.
- Make time for writing with no distractions.
- Read a piece of your own writing that you are proud about.
- Read inspirational quotes.
- Read, read and read some more!
- Recite positive affirmations.
- Share your knowledge with others.
- Speak positively to yourself and build your writing self-esteem.
- Spend some time with a pet.
- Stop looking for external approval and love yourself.
- Talk to a loved one.
- Write about what you know.
- Write as you speak.
- Write down your goals.
- Write what you love.
What do you do when you are feeling a creative block? Do you have creative blocks often? Let me know by commenting below!
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