10 Tips For Someone Who Wants To Write, But Doesn't Know Where To Start
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10 Tips For Someone Who Wants To Write, But Doesn't Know Where To Start

9. Push yourself outside your comfort zone!

10 Tips For Someone Who Wants To Write, But Doesn't Know Where To Start
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Writing is a talent that oftentimes is underappreciated. Writing comes quick to some and doesn't budge for others. However, you don't need to be Stephen King or Mitch Albom to be able to write something that can grab attention easily or that can create an impact instantly. For those who want to write but don't know where to start this one is for you! So take a pen and a paper out because you might want to note down some of these tips and start on your next amazing piece. Always remember you are not the only one struggling!

1. Look outside or, better yet, take a walk!

Taking a walk can relieve stress and give a freshness to your mind. It also can give you ideas about the scenery for your next piece!

2. Ask yourself, "What kind of writer do you want to be?".

You want to ask yourself this question because knowing the answer will clarify what genres you want to write about and what style of writing you work best in.

3. Write something every day!

If you want to become better are writing invest in a journal. This journal can either contribute as a regular journal or a place where you create ideas for pieces. Whatever role the journal plays, make sure you write in it every day!

4. Read BOOKS! 

Books are a great way to get interested. If you're stuck maybe a good reading can help.

5. Maybe watch that favorite movie again! 

Movies like books can help. With movies, you get a better idea of visualization and can base characters off of appearances made in the movie.

6. Imperfection is key! 

IMPERFECTION IS KEY! This is most important to keep in mind. When writing... just write! Do not go and change every spelling error and- or grammatical error. Save that for editing!

7. Write about what you love!

Everyone has interests and passions. So just list your top three and go from there!

8. Take a Creative Writing Course!

Taking a creative writing class is the best way to improve. When your pieces are either getting revised or when someone else is reading their piece, it's a great way to get inspired.

9. Push yourself outside your comfort zone!

Your comfort zone could be holding you back! Don't limit your self with what you're comfortable with, you will be surprised with what comes out of just being who you are and opening up to it.

10. Look online for topics! 

Well I guess Google can be your friend at times. So If you are stuck maybe that google search can help!

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