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Cure for Writer’s Block #13 – Writing Prompt

Cure for Writer’s Block #13 – Writing Prompt Today’s post in the Cure for Writer’s Block series is a writing prompt. Sometimes it’s easier to be creative when the pressure of coming up with a starting point is taken out of your hands. I’m usually always more creative when I have a picture or sentence to start from. So, here ... Read More »

Cure for Writer’s Block – #012 Crazy Plot Twists

Cure for Writer’s Block – #012 Crazy Plot Twists I found this picture, and I became obsessed with it. I even had it as my desktop background for awhile, and it even made it onto my phone as the wallpaper. It’s not about the drawing itself, it’s the simplicity of the idea. Plot Twist. Waldo Finds Himself. I mean really, ... Read More »

Cure for Writer’s Block – #011 You Can’t Get What You Want

Cure for Writer's Block - You want what you cant get

Cure for Writer’s Block – #011 You Can’t Get What You Want The iPhone  6 craze got me thinking about how to Cure Writer’s Block. Think of something that you, someone you know, or your character really wants and needs. Have that image in your mind? How badly does the person want it? What are they willing to do to ... Read More »

Cure for Writer’s Block #010 – Describe a Day of the Week as if it Were a Person

Cure for Writer’s Block #010 – Describe a Day of the Week as if it Were a Person   This one is fun. For today’s Cure for Writer’s Block, pick a day of the week, and give it human qualities. Describe it as if it were a friend, or an enemy. For example, let’s take Monday. Monday is an asshole. ... Read More »

Cure For Writer’s Block #009 – Start a Writing Challenge

Cure For Writer's Block #009 - Start a Writing Challenge

I decided to start a 30 Day Writing Challenge, you can track my progress here.  Truth is, it’s hard to make sure that you are truly setting time aside each day to write. But, I love it, and I love making lists and I thought, what better way to get over the dreaded writer’s block, than starting a Writing Challenge ... Read More »

Cure for Writer’s Block #008 – My Unsent Letter

Unsent Letter

I’ve been thinking about this for awhile. What better way to get spark your creativity than to write an unsent letter to someone? That’s your task for today. Write a letter to someone you know, or even don’t know, or to something important to you. Write a letter that will never be sent – well maybe only on your death ... Read More »

Cure for Writer’s Block #007

Cure for writers block - picture prompt

Today’s dose of inspiration for my Cure for Writer’s Block series comes from another Tumblr image I found. I find that trolling Tumblr for images – they don’t have to be words, but can be .gifs, .jpegs or posts – is the number one thing that helps me find inspiration to get over my writer’s block. Cure for Writer’s Block ... Read More »

Cure for Writer’s Block #006

Fear Everyone is afraid of something. Sometimes it’s something common like spiders or heights. Sometimes it’s something that few people have heard of like Papyrophobia – the irrational fear of wet paper, or just paper in general. What are you afraid of? I had a conversation with my sister yesterday after having nearly been attacked by a spider in my ... Read More »

Top 30 Most Common Fears

What are you afraid of? Here’s a list of the Top 30 Most Common Fears Fear of Snakes Fear of Heights Fear of Flying (on a plane) Fear of Public Speaking Fear of Darkness and Dark Places Fear of Not being able to Escape Fear of Spiders Fear of Terror Attacks Fear of Rejection Fear of Small Confined Spaces Fear ... Read More »

Cure for Writer’s Block #005

I just wanted to say that I love the beach. No matter what kind of day you are having, it’s always a good one when the sand is  between your toes and the wind is tangling your hair. I didn’t originally intend this post to be a Cure for Writer’s Block,  but you know what? What other place is better ... Read More »