5 tips to combat writer's block

Updated: Sep 11, 2020

Writer’s block is the affliction of authors unable to proceed with writing, or struggling to write something new. I have heard about it but not experienced it myself. When I can't think what to write here are five things that get me scribbling away.

I never wait until I can write the perfect chapter, paragraph or scene. I just get anything down that comes into my head. I don't edit or censor it, I just get it on paper or on computer screen. It is easier to edit something than to stare at a blank sheet!