What’s Really Happening When You Think You’re ‘Running Out of Ideas’

Check out this great post from the Novelty Revisions blog on what’s really happening when you think you’re running out of ideas.

Meg Dowell Writes

It’s happened to very single one of us at least a dozen times.

You’re sitting in front of your computer, with all the time and motivation and energy in the world to write. But no matter how hard you try, you just can’t seem to come up with anything you actually want to work on.

The ideas just won’t come.

The words refuse to come out of hiding.

Have you run out of ideas? Is this the end of the writing life as you know it?

Should you even keep trying?

Suddenly, you don’t feel like writing anymore. Not because you don’t want to, but because the fact that you can’t come up with one simple idea has brought you down to a place you know you’re going to have a hard time crawling out of.

Call it what you want. But it happens. And it’s one of the most…

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