I never used to believe in writer’s block when I wrote only for myself. But when I started writing for others, when I began getting paid for my words I encountered my first bouts of the syndrome. Most often my writer’s block is caused by the pressures I put on myself to create. Luckily I’ve found 10 dynamite ways to blow up the barrier to my creativity.
I’ve always collected images, information and articles to inspire and inform my writing – the only problem was organisation. I used to have scrapbooks, magazines, documents with lists of links and all kinds of visual clippings clogging up my office and my desktop. And when I wanted to use something again – I could never find it! That is, until I started using Pinterest. Pinterest makes it easy for writers to discover, sort, store and streamline digital versions of their inspirations – meaning you have more time to write – and therefore become a better writer. Here’s how.
When some of you saw the word clutter I bet you probably thought conquering a dragon sounded easier than what I’m proposing – but it’s really not, I promise. Unless of course you happen to be Daenerys Targaryen.