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5 Things To Do When You're Stuck In A Creative Rut (Or Unmotivated) | All About Songwriting
There are many, many times where I've felt less than motivated or inspired to put pen to paper and write a song. Most of the time, I'm able to get past the lack of motivation and exercise my songwriting muscle however, an article 5 Things To Do When You're Stuck In A Creative Rut (Or Unmotivated) by Sam Matla on the EDMProd blog really put things into perspective for me. In the article, Sam explains the phenomenon of a creative rut in this fashion... You know, when you open up your DAW, you're excited, ready to start a new track, but for some reason you just can't get anything down! This often leads to unproductive sessions resulting in more frustration and can even cause a long lasting lack of motivation. It's annoying, it sucks, and it's a nightmare for those on a regular release schedule. And unfortunately it's almost inevitable. Been there, done that but the five things that Sam mentions in the article are activities that I can see being really beneficial if I incorporated