Free Writing Practice from Writing Down the Bones

Good tips for writing smoothly.

Qolamii

Assalamu’alaikum everyone!

Here are the wonderful tip of free writing practice!

For me and for someone who is getting a writer’s block! 🙂

(My dear sis, I miss to read your posts!)

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Author Natalie Goldberg says to “burn through to first thoughts, to that place where energy is unobstructed by social politeness or the internal censor.” Here are some of her rules of free writing practice from Writing Down the Bones, which we recommend you keep in mind:
• Keep your hand moving. (Don’t pause to reread the line you’ve just written. That’s stalling and trying to get control of what you’re saying.)
• Don’t cross out. (That is editing as you write. Even if you write something you didn’t mean to write, leave it.)
• Don’t worry about spelling, punctuation, grammar. (Don’t even care about staying within the margins and lines on the page.)
• Lose control.
• Don’t…

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