Don’t over complicate your writing process.
Sometimes I think I make writing harder than it needs to be. A recent post by Tiffany Sun at The Writing Cooperative reminded me of some simple tips.
Now don’t get me wrong, if writing were easy everyone would be on the NYT list. I don’t mean that but often I get frustrated trying to put something into words on this dang screen. That’s when I need to remember a few basics.
Tiffany lists twelve hacks that are just good common sense writing. I hope one of them speaks to you.
#11 is my favorite. Not sure I could type without seeing the words, however, this did give me ideas. Because perfection haunts me and often stops the flow. If that ever happens to you stop staring at that white screen, turn it off or at least dim it so that you can’t see every typo, every grammar mistake, and relax.
Turn off those grammar correction tools until you’re ready to edit. And then just write!
Click the link and read her simple tips, maybe one will help next time you get stumped.
Which of her “hacks” give you food for thought?
Do you have a “tip or hack” that reminds you to keep it simple?
I’d love to hear from you! Leave me a comment!