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11 Ways To Beat The Crap Out Of Writer's Block

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1. Drink a ton of coffee.

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The caffeine will get you energized and ready to kick some writer's block butt.

2. Take a shower.

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When you're relaxed and distracted, your unconscious mind has the freedom to bounce all over the place in search of new ideas.

3. Set up a system of rewards.

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The best writing gets done when banana nut muffins are at stake.

4. Keep a dream journal.

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Dreams are chock full of ideas. They may be ideas about you in your underwear in front of an entire lecture hall where all the students are Care Bears but, still, ideas.

5. Go to a bookstore.

Open up two random books. Read a page from each. Mix and match the ideas within them. Repeat.
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Open up two random books. Read a page from each. Mix and match the ideas within them. Repeat.

6. Curse. Yell. Scream.

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Writing is about emotion. Connect with yours. Let 'em out!

7. Take a break.

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Step away from the writing. Take a walk. Be amongst nature. Don't drive yourself nuts.

8. Eavesdrop on people's conversations.

People say some crazy stuff. Who knows what might inspire you?
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People say some crazy stuff. Who knows what might inspire you?

9. Play some music. Dance your ass off.

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You've got to get those creative juices flowing somehow.

10. Drink some booze.

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Sometimes a little bit of the hooch is all you need to get some fresh ideas rattling around in that brain of yours.

11. Just Write.

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Sit your butt in a chair and write. It doesn't matter what you write. Just do it. Writer's block only exists if you allow it to.

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