Writer’s block

Coming up with story ideas is always hard. But there are ways to make the process much easier and get over this “writer’s block” many people experience.
The Problem is that when facing an empty white page people often freak out and blank. That is because the thought that you can do anything is scary and will often push you into inaction. This is why when I need to come up with ideas I like to use the Restriction Method.

The Restriction Method

The Restriction Method is exactly what it sounds like. People need restrictions. They love them. The restriction method in a nut shell is: “draw a tree using only triangles” will encourage more action and creativity then “draw a tree.” When you restrict yourself in the creative process you can find things you would never have found otherwise.