So little time, so many ways to write! If you’re like me, you have a long list of things you want to write – short stories, personal essays, poems, books…where to find the time to explore all these genres and styles of writing?
Free-writing offers an invitation to experiment without risk. No need to master anything right away; free-writing allows you to explore and discover genres that you’ve always been curious about.
One way to jump out of your normal writing mode is to slip into third person point of view. Jumping into another perspective makes it easy to write in new ways and styles. My students love shifting gears this way for the freedom and fun it gives them.
Prompt: I’d love to explore…
This is part of a 30-day series focused on how free-writing can change your life. Start from the beginning here.