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9 Tips to Start Writing Your Creative Journal

By December 6, 2018On Writing

Do you know what the best asset a person has? It’s his mind!

We keep almost everything inside it, and we only put the real important details on paper. Doing so, we lose track of so many important things. But what to do if you have ideas bouncing around your head, and it feels overwhelming?

It’s better to write them down! Make a journal and get your ideas in one safe place. Following we will show you how to do it!



Set Your Schedule

The first step to write a journal is to set a schedule. Consider how many times you want to write and set a schedule accordingly. It doesn’t matter if its once a day, or a week. Once you decide a schedule, you need to stick to it. Remember, consistency wins over intensity every time.

Private

A journal is meant to be private. This is a place you feel expressive yourself honestly without a hitch. Keep your journal safe and secure. So device whether you want the journal to digital or pen and paper.

Meditate

Before you write an entry, it will be a lot better if you take some time to reflect before you start writing. So, go to a quiet place and focus before writing It is a great exercise that will help clear your head and get your thoughts straight.

Brainstorm

If you want the journal to be specific, you have to brainstorm ideas. There are a lot of niches to choose from cooking, work, school, job, religion, to your job and aspirations. You can write about anything that interests.

A journal is a perfect place to get your creative juices flowing.

Don’t Forget Dates

Its imperative that you keep every journal entry date. This way you will know when you wrote the damn thing. Chances are, you want to go back to your journal at some point.
If you are using an App, it will automatically add the dates for you.

Title

Title every entry; this will help you navigate through the journal and focus. Don’t worry; you don’t need to title the entry before writing a word. Start worrying about the title once you have finished writing.

Be Natural

When you write, don’t feel obliged to follow a structure or form. Just follow your thoughts. You have to get behind to your train of thoughts and see what kind of work follows.

Be Quick

Do You Know how someone working for an essay writing service work? They never let Writer’s Block get between them and their work. So, you better write whatever comes to your mind. Its hard to stop and start again, so you better keep writing.

Also, don’t think too hard. You shouldn’t be conscious of the words you use. Just keep writing, you can always make sense of them later on.

Be Honest

The journal or its early draft is for your eyes only. So, you don’t have to lie to yourself, be honest. You can be as candid as possible. The journal is a representation of your thoughts and the times you are writing it in.

 

This is a guest blog by Thomas Wiggins.



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