15 tips for writing faster

The craft of writing can be a tradeoff between quality and quickness. This infographic has techniques for boosting your daily word count—without getting sloppy.

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In any corporate setting, the ability to write well is enormously valuable and can provide relative job security. But the ability to write well quickly—that’s pure gold.

You might be thinking:

I write at the speed I can; how can I write faster?

It takes practice, of course, and requires the ability to translate thought into prose in close to real time. Speed doesn’t come overnight. Revolution is always a process—not an event.

Custom-Writing.org has published a 15-step infographic that outlines rules, tips and techniques to juice your writing speed:

1. Silence your inner editor.

2. Structure is everything.

3. Defeat distractions.

4. Track your words-per-hour.

5. Format at the end.

6. Write what you know.

7. Keep all notes in one place.

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