Writing 101: How To Get Started

What do you do when you don’t want to write? What if you run out of topics to write about? What if you are halfway into an article but don’t feel like Writing anymore?

Writing is fun. Its one of the best ways to spend the day. To some writers‘, writing is a natural love. Why write? Writing is great for those who want to archive their thoughts, To educate others, build business relationships, or just for fun.

Writing can be done by hand or on the computer. Many writers have opted to write online during the current information age. Writing online is an ideal way to share our opinions and views with a larger amount of people. Writing 101: How to get started? What are the elements of writing? This should help:

Quality writing is a blend of our words and personal expression. Great writing takes a bit of planning. Or better yet, it takes focused intention. Before you write, you should have an idea of the topics you know well. Alternately, you can think about topics you are interested in learning more about.

What to write?

Write a list of what you are passionate or feel a certain joy about. What makes you happy? Take note of that. Also take note of things that challenge you as well. Use these lists to keep you motivated to write. Ideas are all you need to get started! Writing is a flexible thing. You can go as far with writing as you want to go.

Ready, set, go! 

Decide what you want to write about and start writing on your chosen topic. That is all to writing. It’s very easy to write. But good quality writing requires getting into the details of life or something. Let’s get into the details of good writing:

1. The art of using the right words to say all the right things.

2.  Ideas are the main attraction, use ideas that are interesting and important.

3. Word & idea organization. The order of ideas or the way the writer transitions from one idea to the next.

4. Writing tone is, the expression of the writer’s feelings and personality expressed through words.

5. Consistent smoothness and fluidity throughout the writing.

6. Correct punctuation is the key to tying each element of writing together.

At the end of the day, Writing is: organizing ideas and information according to your taste. There are many components to writing. The only way to not write well, is to never write at all. Write is not organized at all. However, great writing takes structure, practice and thinking.

TAKE A RISK~

Start writing and when you finish that. Review what you wrote but if you don’t like what you wrote, you can re-write.  Don’t be afraid of the delete button. Sometimes it is our friend. Before deleting anything though, be sure to write a new sentence to replace the one you want to erase. Review your choices, make a choice and feel good about it.

Think about your target audience while you write and speak directly to those people.

Recap: Decide, Plan, Execute, Re-write, Review!

Do not become turned off from writing because of the details.

Sure, you may not want to do Structured writing sometimes due to the level of work that has to be done to complete a writing project and that’s fine.

The important thing to remember is that you can write when you want to.

For instance, you may write an article and halfway through it, you may want to write something else. There is a simple decision to make here! Take a deep breath. Then, save your article as a draft. You can always pick up a writing piece and start again.

If you have the desire to write, Get to it.

The world is waiting for you to share your thoughts and ideas. Don’t be discouraged. All writers have to start somewhere. The awesome thing is that you can learn while you write. Experience is an outstanding teacher.

There are so many benefits to writing. Open your favorite writing program and get started!

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About Sereda Aleta Dailey

Sereda Aleta Dailey is known by friends and seekers by her title: Sahyofeya, which means 'Great Mother'. She was born on 16th December 1977 in Salinas, California. Sereda, is a full-time writer and a health, spirituality and writing enthusiast for decades. She has published several noteworthy videos and articles online. She is a member and founder of the Bliss Returned Network. In her spare time she practices peace and joy in being fully present. She plays with astrology, creating art and adoring nature. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with her husband, currently working on her 11th novel.

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