Many people want to write. More want to say they have written. This is nothing knew, but a great place to start as writing and to stretch your literary muscle is to start by journaling. In order to do this you, it helps to have a few journal writing skills, that may just turn into the seed that helps you become a professional writer someday.
Journal writing is more about freethinking with the pen. To be able to put down thoughts about your day without feeling like you need to have mastered tenth grade English. This is a great primer for helping with the first draft of any book.
Often it is the case with many first time writers, and even old pros, that the blank page will stare back at them demanding that the writer only put down the best possible words in human existence. This is where the journal writing skills come into play. It is necessary to be able to start writing that first draft of your book without too much worry about the content. That is why journal-writing skills are so effective in helping one to become an author.
The act of journal writing on a daily basis will also plant the seeds that are necessary for one to become an author. It develops the discipline needed to sit your butt down at put hands on keyboards or pen to paper each and every day. This is what is needed to become an author- the commitment to sit down and write every day.
Journal writing is the perfect place to start honing one’s skills at writing, especially if the idea of writing a book seems daunting. Consider journal writing skills as the foundation to becoming a great author.
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Matt Ide lives and writes in northern Michigan. If you would like to read more about the writing life or writing techniques please visit http://www.creativewritingfortherestofus.blogspot.com