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  1. Kathy,
    LOVE THIS! I use freewriting all the time….especially when suffering with writer’s block. It really helps me to get to the root of the block…usually some unresolved fear or hurt that needed to come to the surface to be freed….and once freed….WHEEEEEE off to write again. 🙂

  2. Venetia K.

    There have been many times that I felt the need to just write. The need to just feel the friction of a pencil on paper or to see ink feel the page. Even while in class when the minutes don’t want to pass I open a blank page and try to write. But most times nothing comes of it. It’s as if I want to speak but I can’t. I think you just solved my problem and I can’t wait to try it out!!! Thank you for you advice 🙂

  3. […] 7. Keep track of your words. Many writing programs do this for you, but I like to either list my daily counts in a spreadsheet or post my ongoing word count on a whiteboard in my office where I can see it, or on my blog for the world to see. It keeps you honest and works to motivate you. (To help you finish writing a book and rack up words more quickly, consider a technique such as freewriting.) […]

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