If you started with us at the beginning, you've been writing your life stories for the better part of a year. Now it's time to assess what you've written and begin to put it together into a narrative. From this point on, we will be giving you weekly assignments and tips to help along the way.
If you've recently joined us, you may want to build up a few more stories before you begin this part of the challenge. You can always come back to these posts when you are ready. To continue your daily writing, pick something else from the archive, this question list, or write more on something you wrote earlier. For more information about the challenge, read this post.
TODAY'S 15-MINUTE CHALLENGE
Continue to create an index card for each story, segment, or writing exercise you have completed. (All you need on the index card is a title or a few-word reminder.) Look for what's missing--important stories or events that you haven't yet written about. Write a title or reminder on a card for each of these.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Take these assignments at your own pace. They are meant only to get you started and to give you a step-by-step process. Depending on how much you have already written, it may take you longer to complete each section.
- If you want to keep going after the 15 minutes are up, go for it!
- Have a question or challenge or triumph to share? Feel free to comment below.