Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Lynda Barry's Four-Minute Diary Exercise

Hey, Lynda Barry's copying me!  Look at these two-minute writing exercises . . . that she posted three years ago . . . Okay, she's not copying me. But she is apparently an amazing teacher, and I wanted to share this diary-keeping exercise from her tumblr:

Check it out here.

What if you tried this for a week? What might it do for your writing? It doesn't matter whether you write fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. "To notice what it is you notice," as she says, is everything.

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