6 Foolproof Ways To Overcome Writer’s Block According To Famous Writers

Stuck in that awkward void where you can’t seem to put anything into words? Well, you’re not alone. All writers inevitably experience ‘writer’s block’ but it’s a stump you can always get out of. We’ve compiled five tried and tested strategies by notable writers to help you get your creative juices flowing again. 1. Hilary Mantel says to “get away from your desk.” giphy Hilary Mantel is an English writer who was awarded the Booker Prize twice for writing personal memoirs, short stories, and historical fiction. When asked by fellow writers about how she gets out of a dry writing spell, she suggests: thescotsman “If you get stuck, get away from your desk. Take a walk, take a bath, go to sleep, make a pie, draw, listen to music, meditate, exercise; whatever you do, don’t just stick there scowling at the problem. But don’t make telephone calls or go to a party; if you do, other people’s words will pour in where your lost words should be. Open a gap for them, create a space. Be patient.” Mantel’s advice is scientifically correct: one of the best ways to get out of a writing funk is to get your blood […]

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