When you’re completely and utterly confused on how to keep yourself writing, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Some of the greatest writers of our time have been completely clueless on how to get their creative juices flowing, and have only done so after some time and interesting conclusions. If you’re looking for some new things to try and help you bring out the writer in you, maybe the following two tips will help you.
Put on Some Tunes
Music flows through everyone, and though we all have some different tastes, we almost all enjoy music on our good days and our bad. Some of us aren’t distracted by music with words, but the vast majority of us can’t focus on what we’re thinking and what we’re writing if we’re not being very careful with what we’re listening to. Ben Settle, a prolific email marketer and copywriter, says that he can only focus if the music is something he’s heard from a movie and that doesn’t have any words (or no words that are playing the entire song). He sets them to repeat and gets to work.
Focus on Your Energetic Times of the Day
Some of us love writing in the morning, and some of us are too grumpy to write until noon. It’s completely and utterly up to you and your ability to write, in all honesty. Do you write well at noon or midnight? Maybe you work well after breakfast or after you’ve had a good night’s rest. Whenever it is, make sure you’re focusing your efforts around that time. Flannery O’Connor only wrote during his best hours of the day, which he swore were the two hours before he went to bed.