Freewriting

Freewriting

A Lesson by Ria Vero Benthil
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"Freewriting is a technique used before writing a story or poem to unleash your thoughts."

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Freewriting





Freewriting is a technique used before writing a story or poem to unleash your thoughts.  This is where you do not have to worry about grammatical errors or if it makes sense.  The above image was taken from this website: http://foreverwhere.com/write-on-writing-workshop/

Directions



Step 1: Start with a blank screen or piece of paper.

Step 2: Write down the first word that comes to your mind.

EXAMPLE

Magpie

Step 3: Set your stopwatch or timer for 5 minutes.

Step 4: Write down phrases and words that associate with the word you selected in Step 2.

birds
death
music
black
spiritual
pagan
murder 
graveyard
grotto
iron fence
red siren
valley
meadow
white flower
purple weeds
wildflowers
fog
Indian summer
Native American
mythology
pumpkins
steak on the grill
Jack Russel
Pitbull
calico cat
toads
buttercups
morning
evening
midday
symbolism
painting

Step 5: Select at least 5 words that stuck with you the most.

EXAMPLE: 

1.  Buttercups
2.  Calico cat
3.  Magpie
4.  Pumpkins
5.  Meadow

Step 6: Write a 5-10 sentence story about the 5 words you selected. 

Please Note that I will be submitting the story response on WritersCafe for others to read.  I will be working on it after I send you a message to fill out the first 5 steps.

Thank you for participating in this Lesson!  Have fun!

sincerely,
ria


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Ria Vero Benthil
Ria Vero Benthil

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