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Freewriting in Practice.
Freewriting is one of easiest ways to write. No prose, no context, just us and words. It doesn't matter how they are arranged, it doesn't matter if they even make sense. All we have to do is write.
For this exercise, let's buy ourselves a spiral bound notebook, I personally use OMNI.
Write in it everyday. Just one page and one side per day. It doesn't matter if you can't think of anything to write, just write what comes to you, even if you feel it is subpar or not worth effort.
It doesn't have to be neat or perfectly spelled. This exercise isn't about spelling, structure or neatness. Instead, it's meant to promote plain and simple activity. If you write more often, even if you feel it's bad, you will improve. The key to improvement in any activity is to practice often, and writing is no exception.
Keep on freewriting everyday, one page and one side at a time. By time you have reached end of book, I can promise you will be more skilled than you were before you started. Once you get into habit of writing everyday, writing will become easier and more natural.
This exercise also promotes mental clairity. We all have stress and other issues on our mind. By freewriting everyday, we allow our minds to be cleansed of this muck and allow mind to be freed of that so it can think clearer and create more precise and interesting ideas.
Closing Arguments on Freewriting.
To truly be a creative author, it doesn't take knowing magic words, it takes patience and persistence to write wrong ones often and willingness to mold and shape them into right ones. Freewriting will help to keep your mind fresh and your heart in right place, not to mention, it's very fun too.
"Anybody Can Write" by Roberta Jean Bryant.
David is a freelance writer who is enthusiastic about writing. He is also the webmaster for http://midnightlibrary.net/