TRADE SECRETS FOR RESOLVING WRITERS BLOCK AND UNLEASHING YOUR CREATIVE PARADOX



We writers may pontificate and sweat the small stuff over our acronyms, but is the trajectory of writers block really a thing?

For some, reaching the epitome of boredom and taking on all the adverse effects of working from home is swelling our mundane society into a meaningless and uninspired creative block, or is it?

In an existence that used to be crammed full of hourly tasks and minute by minute challenges, endless reams of lists and unfocused daily objectives, I look back at my creativity level and ponder over the notion of whether I wrote in reflection of my thoughts or I wrote to fill a page.

For many, inspiration comes from new experiences, meeting new people and travelling to new territories, so surely if that is taken away our imaginative response and creative outbursts will soon dilute and beckon the call of the ‘writers block syndrome’. In reflection, neither seem to be justified, with more free time and less daily troubles, we seem to be able to write more freely and map out a relevant and topical reader structure, this is clear to see with burgeoning newsfeeds on LinkedIn, blogs a plenty with endless streams of newsletter notifications and digital magazines banking stock content.

Although we can view this challenging life obstacle as a topical conversation, we can also view it as vacuum of harboured imagination. You may question, with being stuck in quarantine and daily excitement at a minimum how do you get your creative juices flowing and inspirational ideas down on paper, the answer is simple – read, engage and listen more.

If you are finding it tough to produce content or write a meaningful blog entry, narrow your thought process, find your creative niche and explore a book that comprehends your purpose.

No idea is ever too small, journaling all your potential questions, queries and problem recipes will eventually lead to the perfect title.



Here are my top recommendations to find your creative paradox:

This is Marketing by Seth Godin

A complete guide to finding all your marketing wisdom in one brilliant book, touching on marketing tactics in the 21st century and an education on the art of positioning.


Marketing Trends podcast by Mission

Hosted weekly, this podcast draws upon interviews with worlds most creative CMO's and industry innovators in the marketing sector.

Marie Forleo – Everything Is Figureoutable

Whether you want to leave a dead-end job, heal a relationship, grow a business, master your money, or just find two free hours in your day, Everything is Figureoutable will train your brain to think more positively and help you break down any dream into manageable steps.

One Million Followers by Brendan Kane

This book teaches gaining authenticity, dedication, and a diverse online following from scratch. Know how to create personal, unique, and valuable content that will engage your core audience; and how to build a multi-media brand through platforms like Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, and LinkedIn. 

Minima Designs

The complete A-Z for digital strategy for modern entrepreneurs, encompassing building a memorable + effective online business, standing out in the digital marketplace and guides on creating + launching inspired digital products.

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

Be it starting up a dream business venture, writing a novel, or painting a masterpiece, this book emphasizes the resolve needed to recognize and overcome the obstacles of ambition and then effectively shows how to reach the highest level of creative discipline.