Day 6: How to Avoid Writer’s Block

8. Change your writing routine. If you usually write on your computer, grab a pen and notebook for a day. If you usually sit in your den, go out to a coffee shop. If you usually write in the morning, try a midnight writing spree. Forcing your brain to work differently can sometimes spark a new way of thinking.

– Rachelle Gardner, “9 Ways to Outwit Writer’s Block”

Of Rachelle’s nine tips, number eight is the one that I use the most. 

NaNo Count for Day 6: 9,300. I didn’t really write today, but I’m not too behind. I brainstormed for the next few scenes, which should get me right back on track. When I got home from work, I napped and graded instead of writing. I’m getting sick 😛


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