Free Writing

Free writing is a prewriting technique in which a person writes continuously for a set period of time without regard to spelling, grammar, or topic. It produces raw, often unusable material, but helps writers overcome blocks of apathy and self-criticism. It is used mainly by prose writers and writing teachers. Some writers use the technique to collect initial thoughts and ideas on a topic, often as a preliminary to formal writing. Free writing is not the same as automatic writing.Unlike brainstorming where ideas are simply listed, in freewriting one writes sentences to form a paragraph about whatever comes to mind.
Posts about Free Writing
  • Writing Journal 44: Creativity Tools for Writers

    My writing journal for Thursday, September 25, 2014. You can find all the writing journal entries here. The first draft of the client’s novella is done; now for the editing. In preparation for that, I compiled it from Scrivener to MOBI, so that I can read it tonight without distractions. That just took a couple of minutes, so I’ve got time to write a quick draft of a short s ...

    Angela Booth/ Angela Booth's Creativity Factory- 4 readers -
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