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Breaking Writer’s Block: Finding Inspiration to Move Forward

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Greetings, SE’ers! Beem Weeks here with you again. Today, I am going to share some ideas for breaking through the dreaded writer’s block.

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I can honestly say I’ve never struggled with this issue. If I have an idea for a story, I jot it down on a Post-It note or a piece of paper. Then, when time allows, I sit down and begin creating.

However, I do understand many writers suffer from writer’s block. So, I’ll share some of the things I use to prime the writing pump.

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The first thing a writer needs is inspiration. A writer without inspiration is like a kite without wind. You’ll never get the story off the ground. I find inspiration for stories in all sorts of places. I’ll be standing in line at the grocery store, and a verbal exchange between a customer and a clerk will stir some of those brain cells…

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