I Have Writer's Block!Don't panic. Don't bang your head against the wall. (All you get is a headache... trust me on that.) Writer's block requires a thoughtful, logical approach, so hating yourself will go nowhere.I Have Writer's Block!4 years ago in Writing More Like This
The first thing we tend to do when we have writer's block is to leave the book. We close the file or notebook and say we'll get to it later. Well, sometimes that works, but sometimes we still haven't touched it a week later. Or a month later. At that point things get a little worrisome. That's why I've compiled this list.
1. Try taking a walk or bike ride. Sometimes you just need the time to yourself. I know you've probably heard this before, but that's because it works. Let your mind drift to your characters, and an idea may arrive.
2. Think about your book before you go to sleep. Sometimes you dream about it, which can provide ideas. Sometimes you figure out the answer to your writer's block before you fall asleep. (If you're like me, you'll grab the nearest Post-it, scribble down your ideas, a
Overcoming Writers Block - A Few TipsOvercoming Writers Block - A Few Tips2 years ago in Writing More Like This
Tips on Building Up A Story And Fight Writer's Block!
These are just some tips that I use myself when I'm stuck on writing a fan-fiction or anything else for that matter.
I hope this can help you over come writer's block or pull your random thoughts into order or just give basic ideas.
Whether it's for a comic or a story this should be of use to you.
The Example I Will Use: Let's use an example of my Demon on the Battlefield comic
Here are some simple steps and examples that can help you out….
1. Identify your base
Your base is the very basic information of what you're looking into
e.g. Demon on the Battlefield / Dragons / Ulalume and Kincaid
2. What are you aiming for?
This can sometimes be hard to think of clearly so stick with the very basics of – alternative universe or situation / prequel / sequel/ carry-on (when you focus on one character that's not a main)/ In-between (filling in time gaps for a character or cut scene)
e.g. I'm working towar