When you have a writing practice, you decide that you are going to do some writing. For yourself. To see what good it might do you. This is not the same as “practicing” at writing with the idea of getting “better” at it. In your writing practice, you are already good enough.
One part of having a writing practice is about commitment and discipline. The rest is about freedom.
The commitment and discipline part is where you decide how much you are going to do and how often you are going to do it. Just set a minimum. You can always do extra. Writing daily can be really beneficial, but for starting out, three pages a week makes for a good commitment. A person can usually find the time to work that in.
As for the freedom part: it’s freedom—enjoy!
In this series, I will give some ideas each week for writing at least a page. There are so many different things you can do. You will prefer some of them to others. So just stick with it and find out what you like the best—and then do more of that. Continue…