5 Ways To Beat Writers Block

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Writer’s Block Sucks

If you’re a writer you have very likely experienced writers block at some point and I think we can all agree that it straight up sucks. I’ve been blogging for a few years now and over time it did get harder to come up with new topics and post ideas. Especially after I started university. I also know that many other bloggers also suffer from this problem as I’ve talked about it in the comments section with multiple bloggers. I thought I would share some ways that helped me combat writer’s block that may help you do the same:


A lot of bloggers enjoy using prompts to come up with ideas for new topics to write about and a lot of blogs do offer prompts. I think prompts are a great way to get your creative juices flowing when you feel like you can’t think of what topics to write on.

Take a break

Sometimes the best ideas come to you when you least expect them. If you feel like you’ve tried everything and still aren’t able to write take a break for a while until you start feeling inspired again. I think giving your mind a break and letting the idea come to you instead of forcing it out is a better idea.


I have found meditation to be really life changing for me. Whenever I feel like I’m in a rut- not just with writing even with life in general- I just sit down and meditate for a while. It’s like a breath of fresh air for your mind and will help you get rid of all the extra noise in your head. It will help you concentrate on the problem and help you solve it.

Look for inspiration

Just because you can’t write doesn’t mean you can’t read! Try checking out other blogs and draw inspiration from their work. It might inspire you to write something. I try to read at least 50 new posts a day these days because I really have little else going on and I want to spend my time supporting other bloggers.

Try something new

I’ve noticed that when I have writers block it’s sometimes because I’ve been writing similar posts or posts on the same topic for a while and my brain is like we need to do something new. This might be why you’re experiencing writers block as well. Try writing on a different niche or try writing a different type of post. Switch it up a little and it might inspire you to start writing again!

Have you ever experienced writer’s block and if so what are some methods you use to combat it? Let me know in the comments below I would love to hear your thoughts!

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61 thoughts on “5 Ways To Beat Writers Block

  1. I am currently dealing with writer’s block and yes it sucks. It’s partly due to my university assignment load. I really want to write and post something but I have nothing! I’m hoping these tips help though 🖒

  2. Good post… I definitely have experience writers block before as well. However, when I take a break by exercising I usually have thought of at least two or three ideas before I’m done…

  3. Thank you so much for this post, Pooja! I’ve been experiencing writer’s block last April and prompts really helped me until I finally got other sources of inspiration. 🙂

    1. That’s great to hear! I’ve found prompts super helpful in the past as well. It takes away the pressure of coming up with new ideas.

  4. Thanks for sharing this. I blog weekly and I plan ahead, with some regular topics. For example, once a month I feature another poet. When I am in the Netherlands, I may do a travel piece with a related poem. I also have a folder with themes and dates, such as International Pasta Day, that I might be able to write about.

  5. Thanks for the tips they were really helpful, yes I have had writers block but what I tend to do is if I don’t have a post idea I do it based off of what I have done during the week! I’ll definitely use these those! Thanks for sharing!

  6. Great advice Pooja. If I were to have writer’s block I think I’d take myself away from it all for a few hours, do something mundane like dishes or cleaning and thoughts of writing will soon come to mind 🙂

  7. This was such great advice thank you! Doing something else/taking a break often helps me because I usually get inspired by something random whilst doing that task 🙂

  8. Thank you so much for writing this post. I bookmarked it. Please correct me, if I’m wrong, sometimes, this is the reality which is happening for every writer. Precisely for me. Got it. Thank you again.

    1. Yeah I feel the majority of writers have been through something like this at some point. I’m so glad you found this beneficial!

  9. I super agree with meditation. I’m a fan of it and it really helps us in a lot of ways. Thank you so much for these helpful tips! I’ll definitely be referring back to this when I experience writer’s block.

    1. Thank you! Yes meditation has really done so much for me especially recently with everything going on- it’s really great for my anxiety.

  10. Thank you so much for this blog. I am newbie as a blogger n still I get caught up in dead end situations…. I have recently started reading “The Secret” book and helping me a lot.

  11. Great info. Personally I think that you need to have a clear vision of what you want to achieve. Then you need to know what it is that drives you, once referred too as your pilot light, it could be a passion to inspire, to educate, passion for technology, history, film music etc…
    From them too answers you have the backbone to any piece you want to write. 🙂

  12. Great tips and I love that you try to ready 50 blog posts a day! I have experienced writers block a lot in the past and I wish I had seen this post before! It would have kept me going. Seriously, these are great tips! Thank you ☺️

  13. Yeah, I find taking a little break away from writing to help me get over writer’s block and most often I find that there’s a psychological barrier that stops me from moving forward, be it fear of failure or the fear of success. And most times when I simply accept that this is what my state of mind is and there is nothing I can do about it at the moment and just live through it, I find that somehow magically the block just gets resolved on its own and I am able to write again, and much better than before too.

    1. Yes just getting rid of that stress of writing something and accepting that you are experiencing writers block definitely helps a lot.

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