The WriTe STuff
Writing can be tough for some people. These strategies can help find your rhythm. Write at the same time each day. This can help establish a routine. Choose a specific time to write, whether it’s in the morning while you drink coffee, or before bed, or any time in between. Write for a set period. In the beginning, set a timer and write for 10 to 15 minutes. As you get more comfortable with writing, extend the time to 20 minutes or longer. Don’t worry about spelling and grammar. Your writing is about record keeping and not publication, so write the way you speak, and don’t focus on correcting mistakes. use a recorder. If you aren’t comfortable writing, then record your stories on a tape recorder or your smartphone. This is also a good option if English is not your first language and you struggle with writing. There are many speech recognition programmes that can convert audio into text documents.