I often write about the positive aspects of regular freewriting, and I am especially enthusiastic about the positive qualities of freewriting marathons. A common reaction I hear about the idea of doing an eight hour writing marathon is that it must be exhausting. In my experience, it is far more draining to sit and deliberate… Continue reading How to Build Up Stamina As A Writer
You need to write something. You feel the impending deadline. It’s weighing on you. Maybe you aren’t clear on what to write. This might be an essay, a blog post, or a chapter in a nonfiction book. A mostly blank file is sitting there staring at you. You have a basic idea what you need… Continue reading Use This Rapid Writing Strategy For Getting It Done At The Last Minute
1. Write in uninterrupted stints The word to emphasize there is “uninterrupted.” Interruptions include other people, outside obligations, and… yourself. If you want to get something done with your writing, it’s necessary to actually do the writing. Sounds really simple, doesn’t it? Well, that’s why it’s a really good idea to have an interest in… Continue reading 5 Heroic Ways to Improve Your Daily Word Count
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 can show you that. Sorry.… Continue reading Can You Really Freewrite an Entire Book?