You’re staring at a blank screen on your computer, hoping that the blinking cursor will hypnotize you into writing something memorable and thought-provoking.
Guess what? It won’t.
That old saying “Write when you have nothing to write” has to be the singular worst piece of advice I’ve ever heard when it comes to solving this problem. It’s almost as bad as talking when you have nothing to say.
Because if I REALLY wrote when I had nothing to write, there would be days when my page looked like this:
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You get the idea.
There’s no denying that sometimes you need a little inspiration. The best part is, the hard work has already been done for you, and it’s been proven to work time and time again.
I’m going to give you a list of the exact posts that I dug up when I was suffering from a major creative block, 5 blog posts that will kick your writers block’s ass and smash it to pieces:
1. Adam Singer’s 45 Blog Post Ideas That Always Generate Buzz
2. Skelliewag’s 37 Viral Post Ideas You Can Use Today
3. Pat Flynn’s 17 Copy-And-Paste Blog Post Templates
4. Corbett Barr’s 11 Uncommon Blog Post Ideas for More Web Traffic
5. The Backlight’s 101+ Killer Blog Post Ideas
You’ll probably notice a few common threads running through each of these. Now, I’ll bet you five bucks cashmoney that you have at least 5 exciting ideas running through your brain at this exact moment.
What do you think?
Which are your favorite firestarters out of the bunch?