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How to Beat Blogger’s Block: Part 4 – 10 Ways to Get Your Writing Flowing
Today’s episode is about how to get into the flow of regularly writing great content for your blog. It’s part 4 in a mini-series of podcasts that looks at how to stop blogger’s block. I get asked about it all the time and suffer it too! In today’s episode, I’m tackling the challenge of hitting the wall in terms of creating content, traditionally known as ‘writer’s block’. I share 10 key strategies you can use to beat writer’s block.
In This Episode
- What causes writer’s block
- How mixing up your environment could cure your writer’s block
- How ‘free writing’ might get you unstuck
- How writing to someone can help you – and 3 different ways to get you started
- How getting in touch with someone else’s pain or need can free up your writing
- Why the time you choose to write matters so much
- How setting deadlines and creating an editorial calendar can save you angst and prevent writer’s block
- Why stimulating and inspiring your mind is vital if you want to prevent writer’s block
- How preparing an outline can break down writer’s block – and a template some bloggers find helpful
- How writing a different style of blog post can get your creative juices flowing
- Why ‘speaking’ your blog post might help you get it written down (and how I use this technique)
Further Reading and Resources for How to Get Your Writing Flowing
- Anatomy of an Effective Blog Post – Michael Hyatt
- My Experiment with Early Morning Free Writing Sessions
- CoShedule – the tool I use for scheduling blog content
Other episodes in this series about beating blogger’s block:
- Podcast Episode 85: How to Get Entrepreneurial Ideas Out of Your Head – Pat Flynn Interview
- Podcast Episode 84: How to Come Up With Fresh Ideas to Write About On Your Blog
- Podcast Episode 83: How to Beat Writer’s Block: Part 1 – Working Out Why You’re Stuck
How did you go with today’s episode?
Have you suffered from not being able to get into a regular rhythm with your blog? Have you got a strategy that helps you feel more ‘in the flow’? I’d love to hear from you in the comments below.
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