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How do you get out of a creative funk?1009

jycmba private msg quote post Address this user
This is different from "writer's block" - it's more similar to what @Belew mentioned before about productivity..

Maybe some examples might be - you know stuff that needs to be done but you don't even want to think about it..

..or your attention keeps wandering off the page and beyond!

..you just feel bleh!



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@jycmba

Do something totally non-related to what it is you are avoiding.

I wrote a series of articles ...

20 Ways to Be a More Creative Public Speaker.

Many of these strategies could be applied to writing or other disciplines.

20 Ways to Be a More Creative Public Speaker – The Index

On the Edge

Uncertainty

Novelty

Ambiguity

Optimistic

Open to Plan B

Daydreams

Independent

Persistent

Motivated

Skeptical

Takes Risks

Sense of humor

Trusts Hunches

Curious

Interests

Experiences Life

Non-conformist

Commitment

Hangs with Experts
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@jycmba

"How do you get out of a creative funk?"

Create something!

BTW: Bill the Cat was the mascot of my first personal website. Before I learned to "Be Calm and Live".
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Buy yourself an old typewriter and get pissed.
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Isn't that called the "Hemingway Method" ???
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