Top Five Tips For Increasing Inspiration

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Writer’s block is a nightmare. It’s a hurdle that we always seem to face, especially in times of stress. Creativity does not always lend itself when you’re having a bad day or your mind is focussed elsewhere. I’ve constructed this blog to suggest five ways of increasing creativity (the five ‘Rs’), which I hope will be useful. Please feel free to contribute your own ideas.

  1. Read. When not writing, I turn to pursuing materials published by published authors. I read anything I can get my hands on – fiction and non-fiction. Not only does this help my understanding of the craft of writing, but it nudges me to enter the ‘what if’ process. I engage with the books I read and I question aspects of the story. Other materials can inspire an author onto their own unique path. The bible has been a powerful driver of many novels pursuing religious themes…

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