Sometimes it can be difficult to begin writing. Often the best solution is simply that.
Just begin. Put some words on the page; any words.
Write down anything that comes to mind. Don’t forget that you can always rewrite what you have written.
Even the world’s most famous writers have times where they struggle over the words they are putting on paper.
Of course sometimes you will find that your writing flows easily and naturally.
Enjoy this experience but don’t expect that writing will always come to you so spontaneously.
Remember that good writers work very hard at their chosen craft and that all new skills require practice.
Writing is a more considered, deliberate form of expression compared to speech which is often more spontaneous.
It is an opportunity to share your experience with the world. A chance to share your unique viewpoint.
Remember that no one else has your experience; no one else knows what it is like to be you.
No one else can write like you. Also remember that there are stories to tell that only you can tell.
If you are having difficulty writing you might like to ask yourself the questions that follow. These can be used as triggers or prompts for your work.
By answering any of the questions below you will be joining the ranks of some of literature’s finest writers and philosophers who have explored these ideas in depth.