These tips on getting over writer's block should help you if you are having difficulty completing a novella or some other form of writing. Writer’s block may be caused by tiredness. This tiredness can be emotional as well as physical and may even come after a long period of intense writing, as you poured out your energy into your work.
may be caused by the stress of having to deal with regular, everyday
events. Your mental energy may be drained from driving for an hour in
traffic, waiting in lines, solving problems at work or home, worrying
about your deadlines, etc. There are many things which can distract you
from writing and leave you in a place where your creativity seems to have gone for a walk.
have to develop ways to put yourself back in the place where ideas come
and are useful to you. In the first place, you need to identify the
things that harm your creativity, stopping you from writing. Some things
can’t be avoided but your reaction to them can be modified, so that you
still produce the quality fan fiction or other work that you desire.
For example, if you are writing a fictional novella,
you might find that writer’s block temporarily puts you in a world
outside of the one inhabited by your characters. It draws the curtain on
the thoughts and feelings of the characters.
When getting over
writer’s block, picture yourself on a stage. It’s dark and you know the
characters are there. You walk up to the curtain. In your mind, picture
yourself pulling the curtain back. Do it gently. You don’t want them to
be aware of your presence. You just want to observe. Picture the
spotlight turning the focus on each character. Write down what you see
That technique, unaltered, may not be as useful when
writing something factual, as your block may stem from a lack of
information or even information overload. If you are interested in
getting over writer's block, continue or start your work from the most
interesting angle in that case and do further research or eliminate
information based on the angle you decide to take.