Content with Character

Creative Dry Spells: Ideas to spark creativity and inspiration

July 11, 2023 Emily Aborn
Content with Character
Creative Dry Spells: Ideas to spark creativity and inspiration
Show Notes

Have you ever taken a ride through the creative Sahara desert? 

You’re sittin’ there, trying to come up with ideas, create stunning content, or even just write a single darn sentence, and the only thing coming out of you is the hair you’re tearing out? 

Call it writer’s block, crickets, the creative desert, or blinking cursor. It can be super frustrating, a leave you wondering if it will ever return. 

This episode will help you UNBLOCK the creative block and give you some CREATIVE ideas on how to find inspiration and motivation!

In this episode, I share:

  • About my review contest (through August 1, 2023) on Apple Podcasts!  
  • What can zap us of our creativity (from weather to existential crisis)
  • How deadlines can help and hinder creativity 
  • 11 Ideas to spark creativity and find inspiration 
  • Tons of creativity-sparking resources for writer's and creative souls 

Resources Mentioned:
The Marketing Momentum Lab - Starts July 31st, 2023:
Rick Rubin's Book: The Creative Act: A Way of Being
Anne Lammott's Book Bird By Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Storytime Hypnosis with Karen Kenney LIVE Tuesday, July 11th 8pm (ET)
Storytime Hypnosis with Karen Kenney REPLAY AUDIOS
Erin Ollila's Talk Copy to Me Podcast Episode "Nothing You Write Will Ever Be Good Enough"

Write Content with Character a loving review on Apple Podcasts by Tuesday, August 1st 2023 and be entered to win a hand-selected, creativity-sparking GIFT from my heart to yours! I'll snail mail you something to thank you for being YOU :) 

About Me, Your Host Emily Aborn 

  • Content copywriter who helps women entrepreneurs bring their messages to LIFE on their websites and blogs! 
  • Podcast host of Content with Character and She Built This 
  • Community Leader/Founder of She Built This 
  • Dogmom, wife, auntie, sister, daughter, friend, and the tall one in the back of every photo! 
  • Summer-loving, sock-obsessed lady living in the backwoods of New Hampshire! 





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