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Navigating the Outline of a Messy Draft

I wrote previously about the benefits of keeping a file of topic ideas. Basically like a compost pile, a document where you can throw all sorts of material into and transform rough pieces into polished drafts.

Maybe that document sounds like it would be a headache to make sense … Read more

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freewriting

Use This 8-Part Workflow to Write a Book

Writing a book doesn’t have to be mega-super-crazy-killer impossible. It’s not an unachievable goal, especially if you break the writing process down into easy phases.

Part of my core life vision is to make it easier for people to actualize their writing goals. It is my strong belief that I … Read more

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How to Use Open Focus to Write More Freely

Unless you are writing for pure exploration, it’s generally important to have in mind a main idea.

However, a common misconception is that your main idea needs to be fixed and rigid, like a box. Only the things that fit inside the box can be put there. Everything else gets … Read more