This short course presents helpful techniques for breaking through writer's block, a frustrating malady that affects every writer from time to time.
Learn how to overcome inertia and unlock a wellspring of creative ideas through proven techniques such as freewriting, brainstorming, clustering and
journaling. The course also examines how writers can use the Internet to gather ideas. If you have ever sat down to write and drawn a blank or
experienced a numb, helpless feeling staring at a blank page, this workshop will help you break through writer's block and unleash your creativity.
Staring at a blank page can be torture. Break the block and get inspired!
Explore idea-stimulating techniques that can help you break through writer's block, such as Freewriting.
Learn how to use Brainstorming to encourage creativity and refine random ideas to a more focused topic.
Use Clustering to quickly explore many ideas as soon as they occur to you and identify relationships between concepts.
Learn useful techniques that can make journaling even more helpful without detracting from eaningful writing.
Open yourself up to a wellspring of fabulous ideas by following simple
"getting to know yourself" techniques for writers.
Stimulate your creativity by using an Interest Survey, examining written and visual sources,
and conducting a Personal Inventory.
Learn how to extract fresh and original ideas from casual Web surfing.