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any tips on getting rid of it?
does that count?
with some bran.
me too please. also: any tips for not coming on drownedinsound when you've got an essay for monday that you haven't started?
Kandinsky can be fun, really.
i just get a bit bored...and i think, hm, i wonder if anyone's said anything funny on DiS...then i come on here, and it all goes horribly wrong :(
i'm going now though! honest!
who says something like, "everyone has occupational difficulties, why should writers' problems have a special name? plumbers don't get plumbers' block."
Basically, just force yourself to write and write and write even if it's shit.
any occupation which requires some level of creativity or original thought will have something similar to writer's block. it's stupid to compare a writer to a plumber.
Plumbing isn't a creative job.
Architechts probably get 'Architechts block'
it's when you don't know what to make things ABOUT. like, plumbing only involves skill, whereas writing involves skill and creativity. le difference
But it's something that should be expected should you choose to be a writer/artist/architect whatever. It's not really worth moaning about it, it comes with the territory.
Anyway, the only way to get around it is to sit around feeling miserable or to just write and write and write or draw and draw and draw
Apart from - don't beat yourself up over it. If the inspiration's not there, leave it and go and do something else. If you keep scratching away at it you'll only prolong the agony.
Just let it disappear by itself. These things should come naturally.
and just get on with it.
and it is tough. But once you get the inspiration back, embrace it. And you will get it back.
so far. :D
few drinks. then youll have more confidence about what you are writing and be less analytical. some of it might be shit, but some of what you write might be good.
or just plan certain parts of what you are going to write, rather than actually writing it - although maybe youve already done that.
to everyone taking time to come back.
It's not for coursework i hastened to add, although i suppose that makes no difference really.
Anyone wanting to critically evaluate is more than welcome.
writing in a different way. I dunno what you write (songs? fiction?) but just try and approach it from a different perspective. Like if you're writing songs, try writing lyrics first, or just read lyrics by your favourite lyricist for two hours and see where that takes you. Or even just get drunk and try writing.