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April Writing Challenge: Lighten Up!
Anne Janzer -- Membership Expert Anne Janzer -- Membership Expert
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Dateline: San Luis Obispo, CA
Thursday, March 30, 2023


We’ve passed the spring equinox in the northern hemisphere. Things are getting brighter, so the writing challenge this month is simply this:

Lighten up.


What does it mean to lighten up your writing? Try to have fun with it.

Add a humorous aside to an email.

Slip in unexpected, playful words like nincompoop or hijinks.

If your subject is too serious for hijinks, try visually lightening up the text: break up long paragraphs and sentences. Add white space.

If you want to take this challenge seriously, try putting yourself in a positive, playful mood before writing. Research shows that positive emotions enhance creativity. Listen to fun music, do a little dance, make it a game, whatever works for you.

Try it all month. Everyday as you write anything — blog post, email, book chapter — remind yourself to lighten up.

Then, please let me know how it works for you by the end of the month!

Did you miss last month’s challenge? It’s never too late.

March writing challenge

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