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I Have Writers Block

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    Like Always.

    When ever i start working on a book or story ill get maybe 90 pages done and (fart noise) its gone. i cant write another word that i like. so i leave it for a hour to two and still (fart noise) nothing. i get mad and put everything away and do something else and try to come back...
    AmyJain AmyJain 18-21, F Aug 27, 2012

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    Cognitive Cramp

     There I was... So I was... So I always shall be...*sighs* Cognitive Cramp... otherwise known as Writer's Block. Gotta love it! Ha! NOT for the writer! Nope, no warm fuzzies of inspiration for you, Mr./Ms. Writer! Just cold squares of jumbled letters on a keyboard, waiting...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 12 Responses Aug 20, 2008

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    Grrrr!!

    I've been staring at the screen for an hour now, trying to think of something to write about. No luck. :-/
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 18 Responses Apr 29, 2010

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    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Writers Block While Writing A Paper

    My god it sucks.. I don't know what to write lol, been sitting here for quite a few minutes. I wish my brain would work a little faster. Trying to answer "Why Be Moral?" and not a lot is coming to mind. Oh well, I'll see how this goes, not like this is last minute.
    Koriy Koriy 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 17, 2012

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    F***ing Sucks!!!

    I've been suffering writers block for a while, and have not been able to finish any of my short stories, and now I can't even write any new songs and poems. It is really aggravating when I am unable to create things I enjoy simply because my mind is drawing up blanks. I've been...
    JollyDevittaRoger JollyDevittaRoger 22-25, M 9 Responses Oct 7, 2008

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    I Want To Please My Audience...

    I always know how it starts, and how it ends. But I never know how to put the entire thing into words. I have trouble having my characters walk down a road and having things happen because I want it to make sense. I used to not care what my audience things because i wrote what I...
    Codeman320 Codeman320 22-25, M 2 Responses May 23, 2013

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    Writing was so easy for me

    when I was younger. Everything just made sense as I typed. Now I have trouble with the opening line. Who speaks first? How do I introduce this problem? How can I tell the audience about the amazing scene in my head? It's all in there; characters, setting, conflict. Why is it so...
    Lapoeta2nv Lapoeta2nv 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 1

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    Sigh

        I'm a good writer. I use to always have stories waiting to be written on paper. But this summer my creative bug is on snooze. Maybe I'm forcing my mind too much.
    joon joon 18-21, F Aug 15, 2008

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    Writing a book is way harder

    than I thought! I'm determined to finish it though. I'm aiming for a best seller. I'm actually writing two, one with my BFF and the other alone.
    naptrullyME naptrullyME 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Where Did the Potiental Go?

    Poetry Is my Passion I Love to Write it. I Love Reading it. But For about a week or So. My Poetry Has Reached a place where it's Melonchaloy. I am Just a Simple Poet But With Deep meaning to everthing I write.. For instance I Do Not Write Like The Modern Day poet   "...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2008

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    Cursed

    I wanted to write today. So far all I've done since this afternoon is comment here and there. And clean out my email inbox for all those notifications that are more than a month old... probably way, way older. Can't even accept friend requests... like what do I say? No oomph...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 19 Responses Aug 28, 2010

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    Tagged

    Well, I got tagged on of those never ending story threads and I cant think of a damn thing. Im not sure if its work, the heat, apathy, muscle relaxers wearing off, or what. The creative oomph is more like oo. Thanks a lot Taken. Put the pressure on me.
    Deanze Deanze 41-45, M 28 Responses Aug 11, 2010

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    Writers Block!!

    Im a hobby novelist...i have some works out there but ive been stuck with a bloody Writers Block that isnt gonna budge at all! i have 3 stories...one in english and one in my native language swedish...and im stuck on all of them! wish that this would go away and dont come back!
    IcecoldLulu IcecoldLulu 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 22, 2010

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    Did I Use Up My Creativity Having Kids??

    Okay now, this is ridiculous, I have kids and I still like hard rock music, naturally more selective when I do play it, I still like jalapenos on most any food but where the heck is my ability to write?  Did I throw it out with the dirty diapers, wash it in the upteenth load...
    bloodcountess bloodcountess 36-40 2 Responses Sep 24, 2008

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    Well, I have ''lyricists block'' lol.

    Got a melody, chords, tab - you name it - for a song and can't get any lyrics! Its driving me ******* mental! I've got like, one line for the chorus and that's it. I've got ''don't light your candles for the dead, its us they cry for, its us they left.'' Pretty **** I know. Argh...
    Pettifogger Pettifogger 16-17, M Mar 10

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    It's Difficult...

    ...to write the first three words on a blank sheet of paper - or virtual paper, like here. That's why 224 members of this group haven't shared their story yet.
    weirdcolor weirdcolor 36-40, M Oct 11, 2012

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    Forcing It Out

    I have not for the life of me been able to write anything. The words just do not come. And I'm suffering from an artists block I guess. I can't draw anything I like. Just squiggles that I eventually erase away. It's been like this the past couple months maybe it's because I quit...
    Spilled Spilled 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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    Finaly Over

    I started writing poems when I was 11 and then I shot of and wrote entire books of them. I loved it. Then 2 years ago I started getting writers block. I tried writing again but I failed miserably every time. I believe the problem was that I had no inspiration to write poems any...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F Apr 24, 2013

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    It's Frustrating

    I used to write daily and work on several projects at a time, but in the past 3 or 4 years, I have slowed down so immensely that I'm lucky if I write once a year. I'd love to be able to get over this block and write again, but I guess it's up to the Fates. lol
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    I Have Writers Block, But Want To Write

    here lately i have been having a lot of ideas, but i cant seem to get these ideas out. then i get distracted, and i procrastinate and i never quite finish anything i actually started. i have started quite a few writing projects, and i currently have an idea for another. the...
    SummerDragonfly SummerDragonfly 18-21, F Jan 14, 2012

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    Blocked Again

    Life changes and new ideas flow and I am on the move again and my second novel will be finished. The moral is, just give it time and it will come
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 8, 2012

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    Constantly

    I love writing. It's one of my few passions that have transcended the ages. I've never once thought about giving it up but there's this little problem called writers block. I will have this amazing idea and I'll want to write. I'll go to put it down on paper and BAM. It's like...
    DemonVampire180 DemonVampire180 18-21, F Nov 6, 2011

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    Mind Freeze...

    There is nothing more annoying than having writer's block. I like to tell stories and dabble with poetry from time to time. So, under these very trying circumstances, I thought I would write something about this subject. Hmm - thinking! thinking!.... Nope, nothing has come to...
    Kadie101 Kadie101 41-45, F 1 Response May 13, 2013

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    Inspiration Can Sometimes Come Best From Another

    I have been in a writers block for a long time now. Now the problem is, is that it's not so much stories in general I find I get writer's block in, but rather MY stories that I have thought up on my own, and are actually underway. I have a lot of inspiration, but just at the...
    MyPseudonymWasTaken MyPseudonymWasTaken 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2009

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    I Cant Think Of Something To Write About!!

    I like to write, stories and poetry. Usually a poem comes to me pretty fast. Anything can inspire me. A book, a song, a sentence even. I use to write at least 2 poems a week sometimes more. I do like to write stories. So far i only written one. Ive been trying to write another...
    AngelBornInHell AngelBornInHell 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2013

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    Stupid Inspiration

    Isn’t it typical? When I was in Gothenburg about a month ago visiting my best friend I got really, really, really inspired to write on my story, but back then I had a math test to study for and a paper on the Genocide in Rwanda to write for my history class and I didn’t have...
    Grakka Grakka 31-35, F 3 Responses May 2, 2012

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    Damn!

    I used to be able to write whenever I wanted, without any effort. Now when I try I'm really straining. I don't know what the problem is but my mind is really blocked.
    CreedenceGold CreedenceGold 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 12, 2012

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    No Words...

    I have wrote so much,The words just flow,My fingers won't give up,But i think i am getting writers block,The words are drying up,My eyes they wanna shut,Block the world out,I just want to lounge about,No one will miss me i doubt,Won't even realize i am not about.I am just wiped...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Sep 30, 2013

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    Am I Just Not Meant For This?

    i am an aspring song writer. i have so much emotion inside me. so much feeling i want to put to music but i dont feel like anything i write is good.  the words on the paper never match the idea in my head. the synonyms and homynyms in the songs im inspired by make me...
    myfeetwalkforward myfeetwalkforward 18-21, F 3 Responses May 13, 2010

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    Sigh....

    I keep trying to write stories...but the words just won't come. I guess I'll find the words eventually...who knows....maybe writing this will help...I mean I am writing after all. :p I just have to get my brain started....too much takin' it easy. LOL Come on brain...work with me...
    TheBattleWithin TheBattleWithin 22-25, F 12 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    Grrr!

    I'm writing multiple novels at once, because when I get an idea I need to write it ASAP, no delays.I've only finished one novel out of 7 I'm still writing. Then I thought of a perfect name: Crow. Now, I'm determined to find a story to go along with her. NOOOO! GRRRRRRRR! SO...
    DewDropsontheGrass DewDropsontheGrass 13-15, F Oct 22, 2012

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    Um, So Where Was I Again?

    It takes me forever to compose my thoughts onto the page. Whenever I have writing assignments I sit down for hours trying to compile my ideas into expository or creative writing. Every time I get stuck I am vulnerable to the slightest distraction, which in turn makes my flow of...
    MyEyesGlitter MyEyesGlitter 16-17, F Apr 1, 2012

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    Oh and It Sucks!

    I am so sick of having damn writers block. I Love to write, and i mean more than just a paragraph here and there, But long passionate, Love stories. I can't remember the last time I really wrote. I have been suffering from severe depression, and severe writers block. it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    When I was severely mentally unstable,

    I could write poetry. Now that I'm semi-normal, I can't write my beautiful poetry anymore. At first it used to flow without thinking, but now I have to ponder. To lose my poetry skills in order to gain inner peace...I suppose that is fair.
    blackxrosexyuuki blackxrosexyuuki 18-21, F a week ago

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    I have great inspirations;yet,

    I can't write. I have the plot...I have the characters...I have the world...but I can't link the experiences. Impenetrable wall...I loathe you...
    blackxrosexyuuki blackxrosexyuuki 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    For Far Too Long...

    I've worked on three different novels now in the course of a little more than a year. Each time the same thing happens. I have this idea that seems so fascinating, so unique, and so interesting to me. I get very excited and begin to follow through with it. I begin to plan out the...
    BluebirdAva BluebirdAva 22-25, F Aug 24, 2010

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    Anti-depressants and Writer's Block

    Well, I've been in a depression for several months now and I've finally decided to take an anti-depressant. I'm hoping this helps lift the fog so that I can once again write. I'm a humor columnist and I've lost my funny bone. Oy!  I think my editor has just about had it with...
    hope2function hope2function 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 25, 2008

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    Suffering

    I've been having the worst writers block as of late. I have three stories I'd planned out and want to start on, but every time I go to put pen on paper the words are not there. I know what I want to say, but my mind goes blank. And the worst thing about having writers block right...
    Hufflepuff15 Hufflepuff15 18-21 Aug 6, 2013

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    Unfortunate

    I missed my report deadline. I'm sure I can still turn it in since the instructor is very chill, but I can't seem to get my notes together enough to form a proper essay. Maybe it's the subject I chose. I should have picked zombies as a topic, but I didn't want to risk losing...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 1 Response Aug 4, 2012

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    Like A Little Piece Of Hell

    Every single day since I was young- and I'm almost 51 - I try to write my story. I sit at my word processor for hours. Eventually I have to go to work, or the store, or the bathroom and as long as I'm busy doing something else, the words are streaming and perfect phrases are...
    OldWoman1227 OldWoman1227 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2010

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    I Have Writers Block

    I feel like writing but I don't really have anything to say. My mind is drawing a blank. I like writing stories and poems but for some reason haven't been able to think of anything to write.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 1 Response Dec 2, 2011

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    I Can't Think! Aaarrrggghhh!

    BEEN THROUGH A LOT EMOTIONALLY RECENTLY AND I CAN'T CONCENTRATE. STILL GATHERING MY STRENGTH FOR DEEP, RELAXING BREATHS. WRITING DOES HELP ME. I'M GONNA TRY TO RELAX THIS WEEKEND AND GIVE IT ANOTHER TRY MONDAY.
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2008

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    2 Years Now/...

     I mean, I've written during this time, a bit here or there, some attempts, editing of old stuff, this or that.. but nothing really. Stuff that I just end up deleting or discarding or disregarding... I feel like the more that my outlook on life gets dimmer, and the more...
    imustbecrazy imustbecrazy 18-21 Feb 9, 2010

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    Descriptive Writing

    here is my first rought draft of my descriptive essay. obviously I am not done with it so I will have to add more details, write the ending, edit spelling and grammar etc. but I am uploading this for a friend to read :) enjoooy “Mr. Richards?” The nurse placed her chilly hand...
    righteouschica righteouschica 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    When I Sit Down By The Computer My Mind Goes Almost Blank...

    I have lots of ideas. There's especially one story I've been thinking about a lot lately, so I make up scenes, dialogs, scenery etc. It's perfect! But of course I'm never at home when thinking out these great parts of the story; I'm always somewhere else. Anyway, when I finally...
    knight92 knight92 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2013

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    A Delectable Delicacy

    There were several instances where I felt like I was just a piece of meat! I don't understand how some men can treat or look at any woman just like that! Are men really dogs, or what?! I know that there are still a lot of good men out there, I have not forgotten that! :) A...
    prettierinpink prettierinpink 36-40, F Apr 2, 2012

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    Grrrr

    I have so many thoughts...stories, phrases, ideas....that are floating through my head right now. I want to put them together...to get them out...to express what's in me right now. But like a puzzle missing a pieces, they won't fit together the way that I want. Dozens of things I...
    amodelcitizen amodelcitizen 36-40, M 5 Responses Sep 3, 2013

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    Can'T Get The Words Out!

    I have been writing poetry since I've been in high school. I have also written it when i'm going through a problem, in love, or just by experiencing the nature.. but lately i haven't been able to start. i can't find the words without looking online to get some examples(not...
    sultrynight sultrynight 31-35, F 1 Response May 21, 2013

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    Block Head

    I wanted to write since about sixth grade.  I didn't do anything with it until collage, many years later.  I had to take composition classes, and I loved them. Outside of collage, I wrote some poetry, and a few short stories.  Time was my biggest enemy for a while...
    darknight darknight 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2008

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    Today when I open my inbox. I have been 'blocked'. Why? am I wrong? So please informed  me if I wrong? And I have highlight the word, the red colour one. Above are some...
    Bert84 Bert84 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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    And I'm not sure why. This is the second time i have been blocked without provocation.
    anton88 anton88 22-25, M Mar 21

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    I usually don’t like to ridicule someone in public, but in this case I just couldn’t resist. I never block people myself and I have only been blocked by a handful of people so...
    TheGreatLeveler TheGreatLeveler 22-25, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was just talking to this really sweet guy, ajaysilveira98, and I got blocked. For no reason -_____- We were talking bout school and I told him my studying schedule and the next...
    Aly1607 Aly1607 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Just got blocked by someone fishing for someone to talk to. Tried to kill herself then her parents hate her then she wants to get naked with me (major red flag I was being f-ed...
    cbrXX cbrXX 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I stopped talking to this chick mid conversation because I fell asleep. I just went to message her back and I've been blocked o.O
    looking4wonderland looking4wonderland 22-25, F 11 Responses Mar 21

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