1. Look for prompts everywhere.
The hardest insecurity to overcome as a writer is the belief that you don’t have anything to write about. Sometimes it can be extremely intimidating to read the works of others before sitting down to write something of your own. We’re plagued with thoughts of our lives being uneventful, too routine, or impossible to relate to. This is when it’s important to remind ourselves it’s impossible to write in a vacuum. Inspiration for a new work often comes from the least expected source. We need to look outside of ourselves to get new ideas.