26 questions linked to/from Help! I've got Writer's Block
Where should I start if I'm feeling the urge to write something? [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: Help! I've got Writer's Block For the past few weeks I have had this "itch" to write something - anything. As soon as I try to put pen to paper, though, my mind goes ...
What to do when you don't know what to write anymore? [duplicate]
About 10,000 words written in the book, I'm out of creativity to write the rest. If I were to write the last chapters, I would write without concern, but the medium is "cloudy" What to do? ...
How get rid of writer's block? [duplicate]
Not long ago, I used to be a regular person with a normal office job, but one day I quit it and started writing articles, sharing stories, and useful tips about life on a small farm. Later I became a ...
I have this story all planned out, why can't I write it? [duplicate]
I have written out two full manuscripts for this story. They are completed. Then I met the actress that the lead character was inspired by. She likes the character she mentions to me if I write it as ...
How To Avoid Burnout [duplicate]
One of the main issues I've had when writing is burnout. I get really invested in a deep story and work on it for months, milking every second. However, the issue with this is, after a few months I ...
How to kill a writer's block? [duplicate]
It's been a year now since I have this. I can't write and think. Any suggestions, advice and tips?
Writer's Block Help [duplicate]
I am in the middle of writing a book but I have serious writer's block any tips on how to combat this? I am only able to write poetry but it isn't as deep and meaningful as it used to be.
How to escape writers block [duplicate]
I've written things for an audience before, but I've never written a small novel like I currently am planning. I haven't wrote anything since maybe December of last year so I am very rusty on my ...
What is a discovery writer?
From an answer to this question: How do I successfully structure a long fiction piece? I think I can infer the meaning from the usage but some elaboration would be helpful.
I can't write without an inspiration
I've been writing a book for almost a year now. But it takes so long because I have to wait for "inspiration". Sometimes I will get an idea that makes me excited and want to write. Mostly it's a ...
Fiction Writing - has it all been done before?
It's a simple fact the there are more fiction books in existence now than one person could possibly read in a lifetime. Add to this the supposition that all plots, themes and genres have been ...
What are the reasons behind Writer's block?
I read the question Help! I've got Writer's Block which explains solutions to the problem. I was wondering why someone gets writer's block? Is it anxiety? Is it due to the fact that the ...
What other kinds of writers are there besides plotters and pantsers?
In a comment to an answer of mine Mark Baker has suggested that the common, dichotomous view of writers as either "plotters" or "pantsers" or something of both might not be ...
How to invoke my creative side without investing too much time?
I suck at writing. There, I admitted it. More often than not, I find my self staring at a blank moleskine page, or the blinking cursor. You see, the problem lies not in writing itself, but ...
OCD Writing Techniques
When I was a kid, I could sit down put the pencil to the paper and the words would just flow; then I was diagnosed with OCD and things started changing for me. The words don't flow anymore, and ...
How do I overcome my anxiety of writing again?
You would note the use of the word 'again' in the title of my question. I wrote a number of short stories many years ago. This was when I was doing my first degree (in literature) just after high ...
Writers block: Lost momentum, can't write even a sentence
I've been writing a story for almost half a year. I worked on it almost every day because I really like doing it, but now that I have been away for a month on a vacation I can't seem to write a single ...
How to become a productive/accomplished writer?
I prefer writing short stories. Over the years, I have learnt many essential skills that I employ in my work. I believe (and this is my personal assessment) that my stories are of good quality (i.e ...
Real, serious and based on personal experience idea, but no previous practice. Where to begin?
Since my childhood I have had a secret dream to write my own story or even a novel. I have always enjoyed reading books and writing compositions. However, I never had enough courage to start writing ...
I need fake country names for my story [closed]
I have a bad case of writer's block, and I need some realistic-sounding country names for my story. Nothing too "exotic" or hard to pronounce, please. Thank you!
How many people who participate here on Writing SE have become successful authors? [closed]
I'm not asking for an exact figure, but I just want a rough idea of how well the people here have done. (I know the definition of successful varies, so I'm just going to use successful as a term for ...
How can I use a writer's notebook to improve my writing?
What to do when you hit writers block
I’ve recently been writing my book when I got stuck. I think it’s safe to say that this has happened to everyone. This has happened a few times in the certain book I am writing, and I’ve noticed it is ...
Getting out of writers' block?
How do I cure this? It's driving me crazy. I keep thinking of ideas to write but I either am too lazy to put it to paper or forget it and then randomly remember a few days later. I'M TOO YOUNG FOR ...
How should I even start the publishing process at a young age?
So I am currently writing a book, I have recently had a lot of writers block and don't know how I want my story to reach it's big ending. But also within this problem when I do have my book ready I ...
A Wishing stone needs to be destroyed? [closed]
In my story the protagonist has to destroy a magic wishing stone. Any ideas? The stone is marble and it talks!!