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Freewriting Exercise: Write A Letter to Yourself in the Future

This exercise will only take about fifteen minutes but it’s guaranteed to make your day.

It involves spending a few minutes now to write a letter that will get delivered to yourself in the future.

Think of it as an electronic time capsule. A secret message you can send into … Read more

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How to Write A Book In Fifteen Minute Bursts

“I’d love to write a book, but I don’t have that kind of time. My schedule is already full, plus I’m constantly being interrupted by my kids, and for the sake of my sanity I desperately need to maintain some sort of social life. That doesn’t leave me enough time … Read more

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How to Expand Time During Your Freewrite

When I freewrite, I “engage the flow.”

I am willing to accept what comes. I am receptive, I let things go.

I am present to the moment. I engage a sense of intentionality to write for a given purpose and images and words just happen spontaneously.

I write what’s there … Read more

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Can You Really Freewrite an Entire Book?

Certainly.

Yep. Yep, you can freewrite a whole book.

So there’s the answer.

But maybe you were hoping for something along the lines of “how can I freewrite my book?” or “can you show me what freewriting a book might look like?”

To which I answer:

Certainly.

Yep. Yep, I … Read more

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What stops you from finishing what you start?

I’m a recovering project-aholic. I take on more tasks than I can finish.

There are a lot of factors to this. Here’s one of the big ones:

Being busy is an excuse for not finishing what I’m working on.

Maybe you can relate.

When the going gets tough, part of … Read more

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Writing Against the Clock: How Long Should Your Freewriting Session Last?

Freewriting is a writing technique in which you write without stopping for a given duration. How long you choose to write for can really impact the quality of freewrite you end up with.

Let’s look at a few example durations.

How long should you write?

5 minutes: the quickie, the

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