Published on March 20, 2014
3TIPS TO SLAY WRITER’S BLOCK
Today marks World Storytelling Day, an international celebration of the traditional art of storytelling. The theme for 2014 is “Monsters and Dragons.” Not all of us are however experienced storytellers and have been lucky enough to bestowed the gift of the gab or the penmanship of the great writers. We’d like to think that at some point or another that even those practised and well versed storytellers have contended writers block.
In keeping with the theme of World Storytelling Day, here are three tips on how to overcome a monster (ahem!) writer’s block
1. Change your surroundings
As the saying goes however, a change can do you good. Many writers find that by simply changing their surroundings, it can work wonders and get the creative juices flowing.
2. Limit distractions and disconnect
Slaying writer’s block necessitates disconnection from disruption. Turn off your phone, close Facebook, Twitter and turn off any alerts. By doing so you’ll be much more productive.
3. Stop thinking about it and just do it!
“The scariest moment is always just before you start.” Stephen King on writing.
Sometimes the first sentence is the hardest one to write, but the best thing to go is not to think about it too much and just start writing. The more you get down, the easier it is to continue.
Later this year, Aurion Learning will beta release a new bespoke toolkit for creating short digital stories. The online toolkit; storee, will allow anyone to create and share stories for free using their own narrative, video clips and photos, quickly and easily.
If you are interested in taking part in storee beta, register at holder.tellmystoree.com For the latest storytelling updates, follow @tellmystoree on Twitter.
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