Originally published February 12, 2017
I’ve been carrying this infographic for ages. I figured it was time to share with my fellow creatives. I know, I know; another list.
But truthfully, I have employed almost all of these tactics at one point or another in my writing life, and they’ve helped. This graphic is pretty though, so that’s why I posted it!
- Make lists
- Carry a notebook everywhere
- Try free writing
- Get away from the computer
- Quit beating yourself up
- Take breaks
- Sing in the shower
- Drink coffee
- Listen to new music
- Be open
- Surround yourself with creative people
- Get feedback
- Don’t give up…
- Practice, practice, practice
- Allow yourself to make mistakes
- Go somewhere new
- Count your blessings
- Get lots of rest
- Take risks
- Break the rules
- Don’t force it
- Read a page of the dictionary
- Create a framework
- Stop trying to be someone else’s perfect
- Got an idea? Write it down
- Clean your workplace
- Have fun
- Finish something
I would like to credit the original creator, but I don’t see a watermark. If anyone can sort it out, please let me know! My eyes aren’t as good as they used to be.
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