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11 Awesome Tips To Beat Writer’s Block

B2W’s Quick Tips To Beat Writer’s Block  Need to beat writer’s block? I feel ya … It can seem like the hydra, ready to rear one of its seven heads when you least expect it! Supersadface. But what if I told you that you CAN beat writer’s block and it’s easier than you think?? Try these quick tips for size … 1) Try Free Writing Lots of writers get blocked because they’re trying to be perfect … but perfectionism is a disease! Like the infographic suggests, avoid it by trying free writing. This is when you set a timer and… Read More »11 Awesome Tips To Beat Writer’s Block

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29 Ways To Stay Creative

Getting Creative It can be really difficult to stay creative at the best of times … and it’s safe to say these are NOT the best of times! After a year of the pandemic and multiple lockdowns all over the world, writers may be feeling burned out (I know I am). Of course, rest is important. If you feel you can’t go on, now is a great time to take stock and let the well replenish. I will be doing this over Easter, so the B2W site will be taking a short break. (Don’t panic though … You can still… Read More »29 Ways To Stay Creative

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10 Ways To Write 1000 Words By 9AM

1000 Words By 9am What if you could write as much as 1000 words by mid-morning, and enjoy the ride? Even though you love writing, it’s probably the most challenging activity you tackle each day. Here are some of the best tips that will let you “eat that frog,” sidestep procrastination, and 1000 words done by 9 AM 1) Create an outline the day before Sitting down in front of a blank screen first thing in the morning is a recipe for low productivity. What you should do instead, is to create an outline the day before, so you’ll immediately… Read More »10 Ways To Write 1000 Words By 9AM

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INFOGRAPHIC: Why Writing Can Be Therapeutic

Therapeutic Writing As writers we can often be very tough on ourselves. We strive to meet deadlines or send out pitches. We scrutinise every piece of work,wondering if we will ever  get published/produced, or reach our readers and viewers in the ways we wish.But how often do we throw off the shackles of our own or others’ expectations and just write whatever we feel like writing? What if we could write for self-reflection and contemplation rather than writing for others? Would that be too indulgent? Using writing as therapy allows us to explore our emotions and our wellbeing. It allows us… Read More »INFOGRAPHIC: Why Writing Can Be Therapeutic

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1 Simple Tip To Help You Get More Writing Done

Get It Done ‘Get more writing done’ is a Google search that sends literally thousands of writers to this blog every single year. What’s more, countless Bang2writers lament to me they ‘never have enough time’. Because I am a prolific writer, Bang2writers will also ask me constantly me what ‘my secret is’ or how I ‘bend time’ too. I’ve always told Bang2writers that writing lots is ‘just’ (!) down routine and time management … But recently I’ve decided to take specific note of what I do, in order to churn out those words so I might offer up more tangible… Read More »1 Simple Tip To Help You Get More Writing Done

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How To Boost Your Writing Confidence To New Levels

  Got No Confidence In Your Writing? If you have no confidence in your writing, you’re not alone. LOTS of writers lack confidence, including professional creatives. Yes really! Being a writer might be challenging, as creative people very often worry their work is not good enough. Lacking confidence can be immobilising and may influence the quality of your writing, too. But instead of focusing on your lack of confidence, check out these simple ideas and exercises. They are designed to boost your confidence and make your creative genius shine. 1) Use writing prompts Many creative people know that writing prompts… Read More »How To Boost Your Writing Confidence To New Levels

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6 Weird Ways To Approach Your Writing

Every writer has his or her own obstacles that impair their work. The common word used to describe this miserable feeling is the author’s block. In most cases, this springs from the author’s state of mind. If you don’t feel well, you can’t write well. Writing is not about finding the right words. It’s all about dealing with your emotions and desires. If you’re stuck at your last chapter and can’t get that novel done, here’s a helping hand. Check out these 6 (weird) ways to approach your writing: 1.    Don’t Stay in One Place Changing the location might help… Read More »6 Weird Ways To Approach Your Writing

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Infographic: Surefire Writing Strategies For Those Who Think They Can’t Write

Many thanks to Stacey Wonder at Essay Tigers for this great infographic and food for thought, today – GREAT way to kick off a rainy Monday! Having a great idea for a novel or a movie is just the first step to creating one. The next and the most important step is writing that novel or movie. Do you fear that your work will turn out to be a total disaster … ie. You sit down to start, but all you end up with is a blank page??? Keywords “fear of writing” appears to have 260 monthly searches. This means you’re… Read More »Infographic: Surefire Writing Strategies For Those Who Think They Can’t Write

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5 Reasons To Start Writing Collaboratively

Writers often see their writing as a task that is done alone, but why is that? In school we learn that two heads work better than one, but often as adults we seem to move away from that. Here are 5 reasons why you should look into writing collaboratively, starting today: Reason 1: Stop writer’s block, once and for all Have you ever begun writing a story, well-planned or not, then got stuck half way through? Maybe you should remember group work in school. Your teacher/professor assigned you a task and you had to work with other students to get… Read More »5 Reasons To Start Writing Collaboratively

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6 Writing Prompt Tips To Help Get You Started

Writing prompts are words, ideas, phrases, topics, or images. Their main purpose is to give you, the writer, something to focus on to get your brain going in a certain direction. Think of it as a spark to kindling. It may take, or it may not. A good writing prompt should set off a chain reaction in your head. It may go precisely in the direction the prompt sends you, or your thoughts may wander off at a tangent. It doesn’t matter a whole lot as long as you get somewhere with it! Spanish philosopher Maimonides once said, “Give a… Read More »6 Writing Prompt Tips To Help Get You Started

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