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Unusual Writing Activities That Will Boost Your Creativity – by Melissa Donovan…

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on Writing Forward:

Writing usually involves sitting in a chair and hammering away at a keyboard. It can get repetitive and mundane.

I have often found that when I need a boost of creativity, removing myself from my normal writing environment is a good way to get ideas flowing.

If you’re feeling stuck, try positioning your body differently. Get off that chair, step away from your desk, and try standing at a counter or sitting on the floor in front of a coffee table. Put yourself in a different environment—take your journal outside or carry your whiteboard to the garage to do some brainstorming. Lie on your stomach in the grass and scratch words, carve them, or paint them, and let the stimuli of your surroundings and the tools in your hands guide your creativity in a new direction.

Below, you’ll find some activities that are designed to stimulate your…

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Author: jowensauthor

I'm a geeky, animal/cat-loving author of Fantasy and YA Fiction. I'm a supporter of animal charities such as the WWF. I'm also a fan of anime and sci-fi/fantasy. I'm an avid reader as well, and enjoy mainly reading fantasies, mysteries, and books about animals. I have a B.A. in History with a minor in English. I also dabble in making jewelry, reading tarot, and am interested in the paranormal. You can find out more about me and my various books and writings at my website: http://jeanneowens.weebly.com. You can also find me on Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest.

2 thoughts on “Unusual Writing Activities That Will Boost Your Creativity – by Melissa Donovan…

  1. All good ideas. Me, I like to do something other than write when I need a break. Makes the little gray cells relax. When I come back, the words flow with ease.

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