Invent a Writing Exercise That Actually Challenges You Personally

Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog on creating a personally challenging writing exercise.

Meg Dowell Writes

When you Google “practice exercises for writers,” you get approximately 47,000,000 search results.

There are a lot of people interested in figuring out how to force themselves to write better.

Many of them will look at those exercises, suggestions, and prompts, but won’t ever do anything with them.


It could be because many of these things are general. They have to be. Giving writing advice on the internet, in blog form, is one of the hardest things to do. You can’t really personalize anything, because you’re talking to hundreds, maybe thousands of people, instead of just one.

Maybe we as individuals have to put a little more effort into coming up with more personalized writing challenges that suit our specific needs better.

Could you do it? I think you could.

Of course, this does require that you know what your writing weaknesses are. And that means you have…

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