How to Get out of a Writer’s Block

You stare at the wall. It seems more interesting than any of your article ideas. Simple movements distract you from the little you actually have done.

You ask everyone for things to write about…anything to write about. Minimal progress is made. We all know the feeling. There are only two words to describe this: writer’s block.

Everyone gets writer’s block every once in a while. There are a few ways to overcome this difficulty.

Firstly, you can write about things that pertain to you and your character such as your fashion choices or your hair color.

Secondly, you can write about exciting things that are on the news today like the power couples of the sports world or adorable baby pictures of Prince George.

You can also write about a movie you just saw or a book you just read. Just be sure not to give away the ending!

Reading other articles from your peers can also help get the creative juices flowing in your head. Your idea may not be similar to their topic, but it may remind you of something that you have an interest in.

If none of the above options work, you can always write about traditional things that happen on an annual basis. These can include Christmas traditions, color day, spirit week, graduation, etc.

If you have gotten to this point in the article and you still can’t fathom anything that you want to write about, than you must be in a serious block from any artistic ideas.

Another common thing to write about is sports. You can write about every kind of sport; Racquet sports, team sports, boys’ sports, girls’ sports, etc. Usually professional athletes are the ones who are written about, but you can also write about your school and its athletic teams.

When you are not at sports, most time is spent at home. You are surrounded by family mainly every day. It is very easy to gather a simple story from an exotic family member and turn it into a stunning article.

Finally, there is always one thing that never fails if you need something to write about.

The best way to get out of a writer’s block is to write about it.