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10 Ways to Build Good Habits and Battle Writer's Block
1. Write with someone else. Try some of the brainstorming exercises that are good for groups or pairs.

2. Set a timer and write quickly and continuously for 1 or 2 minutes.

3. Find a place where you like to write and set up a routine there. Try the local library, coffee shop, or a designated corner of your room.

4. How do different kinds of music help you write? Try a few options and see what inspires you.

5. Try crafting a form poem. Look online to find guidelines for sonnets, ballads, odes, or other poetic forms to give you some structure. You can also try this sestina exercise.

6. Go outside with a notebook and try writing there.

7. If you're truly stuck, put your piece aside and come back to it a few days later.

8. Read your writing aloud.

9. Keep a journal by your bed in case you wake up in the middle of the night with a good idea.

10. Bring a journal everywhere. You never know when you'll hear a cool line or a detail that you want to include in future writing.

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