April 01 2011
Writing is a skill that refines with regular practice. Though after some experience in writing, words seem to flow out naturally, even the best of writers may face a hitch in the writing process. A proper source of inspiration seems to be eluding to give the boost that sets the writers going. If you are passing through the similar dilemma, we have tips to help you out. Go through the below details to be prepared to overcome the stagnancy that may set in any time to impend your writing flow.
Grab as many reading materials as you can: It is quite obvious for you to run out of thoughts at times owing to the immense writing exercise you have been doing for such a long time. Under these circumstances, what you most need is some new ideas, new vocabularies, fresh sentence structure and an untried writing style and pattern. Books and magazine articles by other writers come extremely handy in instilling you with the novelty that is the demand and requirement of the time.
Scan through the pages of newspapers: Newspapers are the store-house of information available at the cheapest price. Buy any newspaper and you get 20-30 pages of articles catering to different fields like politics, technology, business, entertainment, human interest and the list goes on. Make it a habit to read well recognized newspapers daily as nothing else can get you the variety and quality as these do. If you can manage to read 3 or more of these in a day, you can give a sharp edge to your writing skill.
Reading other’s blogs helps: When you live in an era of scientific revolution, how can you stay detached with the recent writing avenues available on the internet? Use the feedreader to subscribe to your favorite blog posts and to get the updated articles regularly. It is always helpful to have a look at other writer’s blogs or articles that automatically sets your mid open to embrace new ideas.
Bring your memories alive: Your mind needs something refreshing and what can be the better choice than a collection of lively, rejuvenating photographs? If you have self-taken photos, you can have a look at them to recollect your good old memories. In case, you are still amateur with cameras, you need not be disappointed. You are sure to have the photo collections showing you in best of jubilant moods with your family and friends. Just look at them and you will soon feel an air of inspiration flowing through you.
Flow in the rhythm: Many times a pleasant soothing song strikes the perfect chord to get you going on the writing spree. Play your favorite classical album or the rocking jazz music to rejuvenate your brain to think of new ideas and thoughts. The music playing background can gear you up for a powerful start after which your writing will flow down as naturally as it had been always with you.
A push to start: Many writers have the starting problem. They tend to be stuck invariably thinking on what and how to start. For such writers, the most effective solution is to have a quick look at a dictionary to find some words. Pondering on these words can just open up multiple options to write on. Even quotations can prove highly helpful in setting the writing tool flow.
Move out of the four walls: Writing does not come by locking oneself to a room. Move out, watch people, hear their conversations, look at the surroundings or take a ride to a place where you have not been here. Then come back and take your pen to see how freely it jots down incredible lines on the paper.