Often times if a writer get stuck and can’t put words on a blank page one resolution is to start free writing. Lots of writers find that free writing works and I am one of them. I have been sparked by the free writing bug many times and I’ve found that I write some of the best stuff when under pressure.
To get started you need a timer, a computer or pen and paper. Set your timer for 15 minutes. Begin writing about anything that comes to mind. Don’t correct spelling, don’t go back and rewrite. This has to be a raw writing session. It can be on any topic but if possible try to focus on your manuscript. Especially if it’s the reason your are stuck to begin with.
The hope is that when you’re done your brain is free and clear and you’re ready to get back to some real writing. So, are your free writing? I’d love to hear if it works for you.
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