“Writing about a writer’s block is better than not writing at all.” When famous American poet Charles Bukowski said this, he was bringing to life the everyday struggle of content creators, writers, and editors that usually go unsaid and the need to get over them.
In the first part, we explored the term writer’s block. Let us now look at where it fits into the world of communication and how writers may deal with it. However inevitable, the effects and aftereffects of a writer’s block can be overcome. If you are a writer or work with them in a team, here are some handy and proven ways to help you overcome it.
If you are not a writer:
If you are a writer
So, a three-step procedure to deal with your writer’s block comprises the following: identity, acknowledge, and get over it.’ Identify your restlessness and inability to write as a writer’s block. Acknowledge that it is inevitable and you have to deal with it. Get over it using the aforementioned tricks or whatever works best to get your creative energies back on track! Happy writing!
Ritika Sharma is English Editor at Cicero & Bernay Public Relations, an independent PR agency headquartered in Dubai offering new-age public relations consultancy to the UAE and across the MENA region. | www.cbpr.me