How do you snap out of it? Follow these five steps:
Take solace in the fact that you're in good company. Even seasoned professional writers encounter writer's block from time-to-time. It's just that they no longer get overwhelmed because they believe they will eventually uncover a solution, if only they persist until they find it. Take on the same attitude. Believe that the article will come together no matter how tight your brain seems to act right now.
What do I need? Am I lacking research that will help this project come together? Should I take a break? Your answers may hold the key to break through.
About the Author: Sean M. Lyden is CEO of Lyden Communications LLC (www.lydencommunications.com), a business communication consulting firm that advises companies on honing their message and their methods to more effectively influence their markets -- whether customers, partners, investors or employees. Practice areas include content strategy, sales strategy & coaching, and executive communication consulting. A feature writer for several automotive and trucking trade publications, Sean is also co-author of “How to Succeed and Make Money on Your First Rental House” (John Wiley & Sons) and contributor to "The Ultimate Small Business Marketing Guide” and “The Great Big Book of Business Lists,” both books published by Entrepreneur Press.
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