Writer's block and an update



Hi! I'm back! It seems forever since I've blogged! I wasn't able to post last Friday because my family was super busy and yesterday because the weather was so beautiful that my siblings and I were outside a lot of the time building awesome forts out of dead tree branches and fallen leaves. And today being my sister's birthday, I don't have a lot of time to write a post so this is gonna be a little shorter than usual.
Today, I thought I'd write about a little thing that pesters all writers called writer's block.
Writer's block, for those of you who don't know, is basically when you don't know what to write. Either you don't know how to put your thoughts into words or you aren't sure what should happen next.
I, and probably every other writer in the entire world, have suffered from this dreaded thing quite frequently.
Here are my tips for defeating this enemy called writer's block.

First, I will turn on some music. Usually instrumental music from a movie like Lotr, Cinderella or Aladdin (By the way. If you haven't seen the new Cinderella or Aladdin of these movies, you MUST.) See, like right now, I am having a hard time thinking about what I should write next so I am listening to the Cinderella soundtrack.)
Then I'll tell myself that it is okay to write bad as long as I fix it later. That gives me the freedom to write without thinking about how it looks.
I also like to do word sprints. If you don't know what that is, it is where you set a timer (I usually go for 25 to 30 minutes) and you write trying to get as much written within that timespan as possible.
Also taking a break from your writing helps. Especially if you have been sitting at a computer for a long time. If that is happening you should probably quit for the day or at least an hour.
I'm gonna have to wrap this up quick because my siblings are outside are wanting me to come with them.
Those are my tips for writer's block. The main thing is give yourself permission to write badly. It's okay. There are probably a lot of grammar issues in this post but that's alright.

P.S. I may not be able to post as much as I want to next month because I'm doing NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) and I have to write 1,667 words every day.

Until next time.
Adios!

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