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Paused to Prolific: A New Writing Guide

There are a flood of books on writing.  Every now then I will buy one and hope that I get one idea that I haven’t thought of before.  I just found one that said all the right things at the time.  Paused to Prolific by K Webster.
This book captures the writing strategy that I so want.  There was nothing new, but the way it was presented just made things seem obtainable.  The way she wrote the book seems like it was written for someone who has ADHD.  She introduces the concepts as squirrels.  And ever better for me it was presented in a shorter more condensed version.  Without all the extra fluff that goes with books on writing.  Like why write 300 pages on a subject when 70 will do.
So yesterday I made a point to sit down and write for an hour set to the timer.  And found that I could write 1100 words in an hour on a story.  I used a formula to set up a goal with.
For the project I’m writing, I wasn’t sure where it was going.  I knew I liked the idea.  So I did a twenty minute free write and found the ideas I was looking for.  After that I wrote out twelve paragraphs that will serve as my outline.  I’m real confident where the story is going.
Here is the neat thing about the strategy that she presented: multiple story outlines.  She says that one should have four projects lined up.  Can be different, can be similar.  That way if you aren’t feeling like writing on your current project, you write a scene for another.  So if I have a lot of sci-fi projects lined up and a mystery, then I can move on to the mystery if I feel stuck.
Today brainstorming seemed easier.  I knew what I wanted to write and after free writing the ideas came.  The outline was easy because I just repeated what I wrote in my free write plus a few more details for each point.  
Now that I know what to write, I will proceed with the book.  This weekend, I will do some more free writing for the next project or two.  What the book shown me is there is no reason for me to be stuck.

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