It is a known fact that writers get the occasional ‘ block’ but I tend to call it ‘The Writer’s Bug.’ Having a bug of any kind is not life threatening neither is it a pleasant experience. Many writers believe having this kind of bug can make them lose momentum and the ‘accursed bug’ could eventually hurt their careers.
I believe many people reading this post might find some of these suggestions slightly preposterous but believe me, when you try it for three weeks and it doesn’t work, then something is seriously wrong.
* Stop trying too hard, if the stories aren’t coming, and you force it, you will soon be at the bottom of the pile or better still, just writing trash.
* Do something different apart from sitting on your rear all day long trying to be the next J.K Rowling. Try swimming, go on hiking trips, or maybe, if you’ve got a fat wallet, you can travel round the world.
* Volunteer at your local charity, you might be surprised at the deluge of inspirations that would bombard you.
* Stop talking about your books for a while and read other people’s books. Not only bestsellers, but unknown authors – you’ll be surprised at the talent out there!
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* Make new friends, don’t hole up in your cabin all day long, and expect hundred bestsellers to come looking for you.
* Appreciate life more and stop grumbling.
* Laugh a lot.
Succinctly put, live, then you’ll be surprised as the inspirations to write would come like a tidal wave.
We’re increasing our catalog list, we’d soon be announcing more authors and some of their works would be released soon. In the meantime, we’re still promoting ‘The Feet Of Darkness’ by Seyi Sandra David. You can buy the books from any brick and mortar bookshops or several online retailers. A few are listed below;
Have a splendid Friday.