Writer’s block ends now. It never really existed in the first place. You gave it life and made it real. Stop doing that.
Just understand that creativity has its own rhythm and flow. Inspiration does not come at the push of a button or flip of a switch. If it did, anyone could write inspired prose. Even a machine could do it.
Sometimes the flow of words and ideas comes to a pause. Not only is that natural; it’s a good thing. Creative inspiration has always been about making the most of the moment. That includes the pauses. Instead of panicking, celebrate the pause. This is an opportunity to reflect, gain perspective, and maybe even take a bathroom break.
Under the right conditions, a pause in your writing can be empowering. You can turn your so-called writer’s block into a power pause in five simple steps:
The idea of the power pause is to break free of the past, savor the experience of the present, and make yourself receptive to whatever may come in the future. Once you do, ideas will begin to flow effortlessly. You will find that the quality of your writing improves after this type of break. Then instead of feeling blocked, you will come to appreciate the creative opportunities inherent in a momentary pause.
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