Day 989: 5 Minute Freewrite: Monday - Prompt: tractor


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Prompt: tractor

  • Set your timer for 5 minutes
  • Start writing
  • Use the hashtag #freewrite
  • Publish your piece (include a link to this post if you wish)

    Copy and paste your URL into the comment section of the prompt post.

  • Or, if you don't want to publish your freewrite, just copy and paste as a comment under the prompt post.

Freewrite Info, Tips and More


If you don't know what a freewrite is, here is a link to the introduction post.

Here is @snook's excellent tutorial on how to join our freewrite adventure

And @improv's input:

Two things I do a little differently. I just type "timer" into google and it pops up a 5-minute timer. I also type directly into steemit. I also rarely use a photo, don't I? So that's three things.

Please read, comment and vote (if you have voting power) on each others freewrites as much as you can. Especially if you are new to the platform, you will be surprised how many friendships are formed by reading and commenting on each other's work!


Writing help

    • A free app: Grammarly. A lot of us are not native English speakers and I am finding it a helpful app. It will underline spelling and grammar mistakes. Just remember that is is not always right -especially if you use complex sentence structures. Here is the link
    • Remember The Most Dangerous Writing App. You set the time - 5 min - and start typing. Don’t stop!!! It will destroy what you wrote if you stop for more than 3 seconds - and backspace does not count as writing on the app. If you are prone to stop and think - this app forces you to keep going. You can make corrections after the 5 minutes are over.
    • A timer. Egg timer is a free tool you can use on your desktop to set a time. This is useful for our freewrites or if you want to work in blocks of time and then take a break. Here is the link
    • I found this app through @emwalker. Use it regularly and it will help you type faster and more accurately. [10 fast fingers](
    • If you know of other helpful tools or people, please share with us!
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    Staying Legal

    This is an excellent article by @dmcamera on how to use images legally. A must read!!

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Comments 8

Day 1000 that's crazy 💕

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06.07.2020 18:43

I'm not that sure if this is the right place to ask for this, but is there any challenge like this for Spanish writers? I've found a bunch of them, but they were pretty old.
I'll give it a try in English anyways!! :)

06.07.2020 22:02

@fendit - most of the freewriters have moved to Hive and the Spanish Freewrite is going strong there. But you are welcome to write in Spanish to the prompt as well. If you like, you can always run it through a translator and add the English version after the Spanish one.
And of course, you are welcome to post to both platforms as well...

07.07.2020 14:58

wow it's really close to Day 1000! congrats! well i didn't know about this community so far, but i am going to start from today :)

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