Start Writing: Prime Your Writing Muscle With Fast-Writes

How to start writing? What happens when you exercise your writing muscle is that it’s ready to flex whenever you need it or it needs you. Flex and stretch and challenge and respond to it, and it will be there at the ready when you hear something profound rising up inside. For me, little epiphanies […]

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How To Do a Fast-Write or “Stream of Consciousness” Writing Exercise in 3 Steps

Julia Cameron, who wrote The Artist’s Way, calls stream of consciousness writing upon waking, “morning exercises.” This writing exercise is an excellent practice to loosen up your writing muscles. Preferably you practice this first thing in the morning, writing in response to a reading or prompt.   There’s some brain science to handwriting versus typing, […]

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