FRIDAY FORAGE – 2013/10/04

Counting down the weeks – how is your NaNo prep coming along?

Textploits of the Writerly Persuasion

5 BITS OF HARD & SOFTWARE TO HELP UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVITY

We’re a few days shy of a month away from the annual global writing phenom known as NaNoWriMo. Perhaps it’s time to get crackin’, yes?

1) MIND MAPS

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There are loads of software programs and apps out there that can help you create mind maps. A mind map is an outflowing of ideas that can begin with a single word. Using simple word association, new ideas can be formed. This process can be used in fiction writing or in other projects, as well. I haven’t tried any apps yet, though when I do, I’ll be sure to review them.

In the meantime, there are old school ways to create a mind map. The easiest way is pen to paper (or get creative with colored pens!). Other options are whiteboards, blackboards, etc.

What I’ve…

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