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Brainstorming Tools: The Journal

If you are like me, you keep a journal. Most writers do. I use mine for a lot of things. It records my thoughts. It lets me write drafts of stories, notes on various aspects of stories and characters. It’s

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Journaling to Practice Your Writing

Everyone has to practice. Professional athletes practice their sports. Musicians practice their instruments or singing. Actors rehearse, which is simply just another word for practice. Writers need to practice as well. There’s a reason the phrase “practice makes perfect” is

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Rambling in a Journal

A good writing exercise is to just sit down and write. The technical term for it is free writing. I call it rambling in my journal. A lot of my blogs start out as rambles in my journal. I often

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Posted in Fiction, Writing Techniques

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