Ramp Up Your Writing With This Technique
and a Twitter Tip
I had a writing breakthrough and wanted to share it with you.
I joined a 30-day poetry challenge. You know the ones I mean.
I usually get off to a strong start, writing several poems in a burst of energy. Then I peter off and don’t finish.
This time I managed to finish all 30.
That was a real win for me.
I was curious, so I looked back and tried to figure out what I did differently.
I realized I powered through the prompts in short bursts, rather than trying to work for hours at a time. Some of them were random rants, but I used them too.
These short bursts gave me great drafts that are now some of my favorite poems from this year.
Here’s my step-by-step guide to how I did it.
Quick Tip for fast and easy Tweets
I learned something new about Medium recently.
You can select part of your article and tweet it directly.
It was news to me. You select text using the highlighter and when the little menu comes up, choose the little Twitter bird.
It’s a quick and easy way to get more views on your Medium articles.
Here’s how I did it.
Below you can see I highlighted “I’m a miser when it comes to money.”
Then I sent it as a tweet.
It’s pretty slick.
If you try it, let me know how it worked for you.
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