Awesome Writing Facts

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1. Writing down your negative thoughts and tossing them in the garbage can actually help to erase your bad mood.
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2. Take notes on your professors political ideologies and use this to your advantage when writing essays
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3. Feeling down? Writing down negative thoughts and tossing them in a trash can is a psychological trick that can improve your mood
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4. Thomas Jefferson invented the swivel chair and sat on the first one while writing much of the Declaration of Independence.
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5. Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol before writing can actually enhance your creativity.
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6. Studies have suggested that gifted people often have bad handwriting because their brains are working faster than their hands.
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7. Your brain is constantly rewriting and editing your memories.
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8. Writing out what you're thankful for decreases levels of stress.
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9. Writing down your feelings is proven to help speed the healing of physical wounds.
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10. The word 'photography' means 'writing with light.'
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11. Linguistics have concluded that using abbreviations and slang in texts and emails can ruin grammar and cut down writing skills.
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12. Writing goals down will significantly improve your optimism even six months later, and raises your success rates significantly.
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13. When Dr. Seuss was stuck writing his books, he would go to a secret closet filled with hundreds of hats and wear them till the words came.
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14. Writing something out is equivalent to reading it 7 times; a good tip to know when studying.
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15. Texting may cause writing skills to diminish.
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16. Writing down your emotions has concrete health benefits - Studies have found that expressive writing helps physical wounds heal, as well.
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17. Writing down negative thoughts and tossing them in a trash can is a psychological trick that can improve your mood.
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18. Thomas Jefferson invented the swivel chair and sat on the first one while writing much of the Declaration of Independence
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19. Meghan Trainor began writing original songs at age 11.

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