no creative juice

@randiss (149)
October 20, 2008 5:18am CST
what do you do when you just don't have any creative juice in you? you want to write but there's nothing to write about, atleast that's what you think. sigh, having that trouble right now...tsk tsk tsk...
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@cripfemme (7718)
• United States
31 Oct 08
This is the second time I've tried to post to this discussion. Mylot ate the first one apparently. If I have no creative juice, that's why I come to Mylot. People here always have interesting discussions, which I can comment on. That gets me restarted writing poetry, fiction, and blogs, which I want to do more than I want to post here normally.
@randiss (149)
29 Mar 09
yeah. i'm loving it actually. i'm new and so i'm just getting used to it.
• United States
26 Oct 08
I step away from the computer with camera in hand. I go out for a breath of fresh air. I play with my daughter or pets. I spend time with my husband. I help out a neighbor or email a friend. I take lots of photographs of things that draw my attention. By the time I return to my computer, the juices are all aflow! Hope this helps, nice to meet you!
@randiss (149)
29 Mar 09
i've tried this. it does work. ^^
@jfeets726 (775)
• United States
22 Oct 08
I don’t know what type of writing you do, but I do freelance web content writing. I have some clients that I write for and they always provide me with topics and then I choose the articles to write. That is much easier. I also write for myself. I have a website and a few blogs and I submit to places like Associated Content. Sometimes, I feel at a loss for ideas, but I usually just go for a walk or actually examine things in my home. This helps to give a lot of items. I will also visit keyword tracker websites and pick a word. It tells you what people are searching for. You get the phrase they are using when searching for that particular word. That also helps to give me ideas.
• United States
21 Oct 08
I keep a pen and paper next to my bed because my best (and sometimes craziest) ideas come right before sleepytime (btw, I now know how to write in the dark) and just like keep a pen and paper on you, keep an eye out for way out there things your friends say, get ideas from other media, etc. one of the parts of being a writer is recognizing a good story line when you see it, keep practicing I've even had dreams play into my writing :P
@paid2write (5202)
20 Oct 08
I write every day and I can always find something to write about. I post in discussions at myLot, where there is no shortage of topics to write on. I post on one or both of my blogs, about my life or my writing activities. I write articles at Helium, where I can find subjects to write about in the Marketplace, in contests, in debates and in the many different channels. If I feel that my creative juices are not flowing well enough to write on any of those sjubjects, I go out and walk in the open air. Either I take my mind completely off my writing, or I think about a topic I want to write on. It always works for me, as new ideas and inspiration come to mind when I walk.