Day Thirteen: Play with Word Count

How about spicing things up? Sometimes we can find inspiration in that, even a challenging kind of writing we never considered…

Hence today, write a post that experiments with word count.

Here are a few ideas:

Or, from your own material:

  • Pick a previously published longer post you’d like to pare down. Keep it at 750 words or less, like the essays at Brevity, a site of concise creative nonfiction.
  • Want to go long? Expand on an existing post. Search your post drafts that are thematically similar and see if you can merge parts of each. Or, combine two or more published posts into one longform piece.

Laly York. Neurodivergent Gen-X writer / B.Ed. / Lawyer. Writing, coding and taking pics. From Jupiter, living in a soap opera; flying on the web with three blogs.


Any thoughts?