"Football players practice ballet. Pianists repeat small sections of music until it’s perfect. In Outliers, it’s called “putting in your 10,000 hours.” In The Talent Code, Daniel Coyle names it “deep practice,” small exercises that are both challenging and repetitive.
The goal: Get better, quicker.
But what about writers? How do we pursue deep practice?"
Read the full article to find out more about these five techniques to brush up on your writing skills:People watchingBuy old postcards & photographsBrowse graveyards & phone booksStop reading and listenUse writing prompts
Via Kim Zinke (aka Gimli Goose)