RB: I’m (not!) running on E

My original topic for this post was on Pinterest. I’ve been in the midst of deciding which social media outlets to branch into, but this morning my brain was unwilling to cooperate on any writing task set in front of me. So, how can I spark my creativity? Other posts on this topic have been swimming through my mind, but I’ve unable to latch onto a single one that will help me specifically. I’ve dealt with writer’s block before. My method is to just write through it. I write however many pages of crap, pulling each crappy word out one by one on the page until the block is gone.

This is more than writer’s block. With writer’s block, I still want to write. I don’t even have that urge anymore. So instead of looking at beautiful pictures, listening to my book’s soundtrack, free writing about my characters in a non-plot way, all I want to do is ditch my day job, grab a book and sit outside in the sunny weather and read. Maybe sleep, too. Chocolate should definitely be in there somewhere. Oohh, maybe some red wine – it’s five o’clock somewhere. 😉 Continue reading