I’ve gotten the question couple of times asking if I ever experience a creative block. Yes, I do, and it’s not always funny at all. Imagine trying to write but nothing is flowing. Worse still, you are actually writing but its just nonsense. I hate creative blocks. Wondering why I’m ranting to you?
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So as I type this, I had already tried to write the original blogpost for today for over 6 hours. I had writing gigs which I had written but when it got to my own work, I blacked out. Imagine writing and deleting for like two hours. I became frustrated. Since I already had a topic, I started researching and researching but to no avail. People of God, I wanted to cry. This is the first time my creative block will be this bad.
At first, I thought it was because I didn’t sleep well so I slept only to wake up to my hustle again. This time I was even blank. There was no sense of humor at all in what I typed. You know when you read your work and by yourself, you know what you have written is far from good. I didn’t need anybody to tell me.
After so many deleting, I decided to go out. In my mind, I felt it was because I had not stepped out of my door in 3 days. Don’t ask why I didn’t step out, lol. I dressed up, went out, and visited some friends. We talked, ate, and laughed. I thought I had solved my mystery but the mystery was looking at me like, you don’t know about it.
4 hours later
I got back home feeling happy, picked my laptop to type, you can already guess how it ended. You won’t believe I kept on writing and deleting till like 12 am till I decided to call a friend to rant. I was fed up. I mean, I had gotten messages about how people are expecting a blog post today but I’m here typing nonsense. Or are my village people behind this? I double-checked with myself and I could not figure out what was wrong. There was no boy drama, I was not dead broke so what could it be.
Long story short, it was a promise of #5000 that made me type this thing you are reading now. Lmao… I’ve had a creative block over time but this still remains the worst. I’m still trying to figure out what’s wrong with me but first, I needed to let you know my state of mind.
I’m sorry this was not what you expected to read but what’s the point of not being truthful with you. I just really hope you understand. That said, please help me. Have you ever had a creative block? How did you handle it? a sister really needs your advice. Please drop your advice for me in the comment section.
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