Free writing

title: “Free Writing”

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date: 15-08-2022


last_modified_at: 2023-12-08 12:09

mething and one of the simplest. You Write to a Timer, usually for 10 to 15 minutes and try not to lift your pen off the page. You don’t edit or censor yourself but write fast, following any tangent you want to.

You could also try bibliomancy as a way of generating new ideas.

It’s useful because it starts you writing and overcoming ideas. It avoids Writers Block and allows you to Just Start. It also allows you to start Writing From the Subconscious because you go fast without censorship.

Similar to 0th Draft or Morning Pages, it’s writing without judgement. You can always go back and edit it later.

  • [[ Josie Alford ]] does free-write sessions on her Instagram page.
  • [[ Tim Clare ]] has a lot of free write sessions to a timer as part of his free course on his podcast Death of 1,000 cuts.
  • In a workshop with [[ Mailika Booker ]],</a> she suggested doing a focused free write. Start with a subject and write what you know and what is related to it.

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