Before you sit down to write, there’s a voice – perhaps a chorus – singing a stinky tune about all the reasons you shouldn’t write. You don’t know what to say. You’re crappy with spelling. Someone else has probably already written what you want to write. Blah de blah blah.
Your inner critic seems to have an endless list that keeps you from what you want to do – write. But guess what?
Free-writing is like driving on a highway in your mind you didn’t know you have access to. Here, you find that you do know what you want to say, you have a unique way of saying it, and for the first draft, spelling doesn’t matter as much as getting your words out.
You’re going to love how free writing shows your inner critic a thing or two.
Prompt: Without my inner critic, I can…
This is part of a 30-day series focused on how free-writing can change your life. Start from the beginning here.