Just a short reflection for the 50th exercise. It’s been a long 50 days since Day 1 . Where I just set out to write something ‘interesting’, it’s since become part of my daily practice as a writer. I set aside time to write every day – and even if these freewrites aren’t quite polished, they’re still drafts – now I have 50 to work with.
Ironically, however, I think the constant freewrites have made me more critical of my own work? Through identifying trends and spaces where my mind goes when I run out of ideas, I start to find my niche / crutches in writing – this really reminds me of advice I was given at the Manuscript Bootcamp regarding my constant use of a few select images and metaphors.
I did have some interesting moments in the past 50 days though: