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Original Post

Ugh... writer's block! I've got one blog post up so far this month. That's it -- feel like such a slacker! Just can't think of anything to write about these days.

Anyone have any tips to share on how to get the creative writing streak back?

Posted at 3:30 pm Jun 14, 2012 EDT


Mitch from jcrabbit says

I will usually head out with my camera, take a picture of something going on in town (or wherever youre close to) and write about it... you never know what kinds of things end up being interesting.

Every post doesnt have to fit a category or theme, it is ok to just write about what is going on that day once in a while... plus it is great for writers block.

Posted at 3:47 pm Jun 14, 2012 EDT

Glad I ran into this discussion. I'm having the same problem. I want to have the blog, but I often don't know what to write about. thanks

Posted at 6:26 pm Jun 14, 2012 EDT

I agree-- I also have writers block this week.

Posted at 9:42 pm Jun 14, 2012 EDT

Mitch from jcrabbit says

If you look at the post I wrote today at, you will see what this technique looks like in action.

Posted at 3:02 pm Jun 15, 2012 EDT

Mitch -- I love your "poem Friday" idea. I should do something like that... at least I'd having something to post once a week... never thought about having postst that aren't specifically blog articles. Hmm.

Lloralye -- maybe I should try the free writing thing. I'm just afraid I'd zone out completely and end up with a full page of "blah blah blah" and nothing else! LOL!

Posted at 7:07 pm Jun 16, 2012 EDT

I just came across this article about what to write about:

Posted at 9:03 pm Jun 29, 2012 EDT

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