Inspiration doesn't strike when you want. You have to create it. Everyone feels stuck, unmotivated, or uninspired at some point. At the beginning of a new project, you might cruise through your to-do list. But as the days wear on, most people hit roadblocks. The most common roadblocks for writers happen for varying reasons, like writer's block or impostor syndrome. Whatever your issue, getting back into the zone is your best way to refuel your creativity. In this post, I'll show you my top ten tips to get inspired. Try each or use a combination of your favorite methods to create inspiration anywhere.
Creative people love to wait until inspiration strikes. The problem is that no one really knows when this whim will take hold. You may have felt this way before, waiting for the right moment to start your book, thinking that maybe next year you will have the skill and knowledge to know what to do with this great idea you have. Yet, you never get to it. The only way to truly write is to get the words down on the page. You can edit and change them later. But without the words, you have nothing.