Here are two reasons to be more specific with your writing. The first reason includes all your writing and communication. The second reason to be specific with your writing is about creating and living life as a content creator or maker.
I will be sharing in my stories and vides about these topics as we gear up for next week’s #5for5BrainDump. Check the link in my profile to register for that free program.
In order to make your writing better, be as specific as possible.
- Julie drives a blue car.
- Julie drives a midnight blue Mazda.
- Julie drives a midnight blue Mazda CX5 that is parked in a driveway in Bakersfield, California.
In order to create a life as delightful as possible, speak and write of how you want to feel using as many different descriptive words as possible.
- I am excited to be as productive as possible.
- I am delighted to see what content I may create that will change other peoples’ lives, and the world, for the better.
- My enthusiasm is contagious when I share on multiple platforms and realize how easy this is to be consistent and continue to move forward, with love, always.
Suggestion: Draw a circle in the middle of a blank sheet of paper.
Write the name of the object in the circle and then free associate all the ways you could describe the object. Allow yourself to notice the tiniest little bit of description. Witness the object with multiple senses.
See how it looks, hear how it sounds, feel the weight or density when you touch it.
To go more deeply with your description, compare it to other objects.
The last step in this first stage is to associate your memories either with the specific object or an object similar to it. With the car example, I might write about memories in another car I owned. Lately I’ve been thinking about my high school friend, Susan, so perhaps I’ll write about my Ford Cortina or the Volvo Station wagon she used to drive. For now… I am going to play with writing more specifically.
I’ll be back tomorrow with more writing improvement tips for you.
Julie Jordan Scott inspires people to experience artistic rebirth via her programs, playshops, books, performances and simply being herself out in the world. She is a writer, creative life coach, speaker, performance poet, Mommy-extraordinaire and mixed media whose Writing Camps and Writing Playgrounds permanently transform people’s creative lives.
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