Róisín Lanigan is the news editor at i-D magazine and a freelance writer. She is also a BPA First Novel Prize winner 2020. Her work has been featured in i-D, The Atlantic, VICE, New Statesman Refinery 29, Cosmopolitan, The Outline, Prospect Magazine, Mutual Art, Art UK, Canvas 8, and Goss.
If you’re searching for ways to boost your writing speed without sacrificing quality, you are in the right place.
Writing speed varies widely among writers, regardless of their level of expertise or years of experience. And what one writer may describe as fast may be considered slow by another.
Apart from that, some writers believe you must write slowly to create high-quality content—while many others disagree.
You are the only one who can decide whether your writing speed is slow, fast, or just OK. And you must do this by taking your unique situation, the type of writing project you’re working on, and your deadlines into consideration.
But guess what?
No matter the type of writing you do, it’s possible to increase your writing speed without lowering your writing quality and also enjoy a lot of other benefits such as:
Reducing the risk of procrastination.
Speeding up your thinking process.
Having more time for other areas of your life.
Making more money if you write for a living.
Increasing your productivity to become a prolific writer.
Ready to write outstanding content at a faster rate?
Then check out these nine tricks that can boost your writing speed without reducing the quality of your writing.
Sola Kehinde is a freelance ghostwriter and content writer for hire. She has a corporate business management background and over 10 years of management experience—leading teams and managing human and material resources for profit. She has also guest-written for Craft Your Content.
You have just finished writing a literary masterpiece (if you don’t mind saying so yourself), but you can’t help but feel like there’s something missing. You reread it over and over again, countless times. All of the points you wanted to make are there; the flow makes sense, but it still doesn’t feel right.
Maybe the content itself isn’t the problem. The writing just doesn’t have that oomph or pop that you are looking for. Instead, it just lays flat.
Writing, as you know, isn’t only about coming up with plotlines or new and exciting twists that excite your reader at every turn. It’s more than that. Writing involves a certain flair that flows through not only the content but also through every sentence and every word.
An effective way to add that flair to any literary work is by using wordplay.