10 tips to combat writer's block

Writer's block is a dreaded beast that comes to us all. I'm yet to meet a writer who can sail through thousands of words without beating their dead against their laptop. Everyone has different coping mechanisms to deal with it. These are the things that work for me: 1) A glass or two of port. As Ernest Hemingway advocates: write drunk; edit sober! 2) Listen to music. Occasionally a lyric or a song's mood will inspire the solution to my writing quagmire. 3) Read something by s