A tip for interactive writing

What is interactive writing

An interactive writing is a writing style in which writers build a circumstances of different comments mixed together. For example,

I think self-made breakfast is a good way to ensuring your health and saving your money as a student. However, for those who don't have enough time at morning, you busy guys may make your breakfast last night with dinner.

Notice that the two sentences aggregate two common ideas about breakfast: it’s healthy or it’s time-consuming, and furthermore, favor the former one with a technique to apply.

Writing Technique using Ulysses

It’s always not recommended that you stop to polish your words when drafting. However, if you don’t stick yourself to one specific point of view, the idea may diverge unlimitedly. To ensure there is another point of view (to be interactive), you need a way to append critical feedbacks to your core ideas for later argument, and, at the same time, keep yourself clear about the core ideas.

To achieve the above writing, you don’t have to separate your brain into two parts to think independently. Instead, you may use comment block %% in Ulysses to write the feedback thought when coming up with them. Take the above example. You first write:

I think self-made breakfast is a good way to ensuring your health and saving your money as a student.  
%% Well, maybe not for most students who don't have enough time for making breakfast. (This line would be commented.)
Then you can make your breakfast last night with dinner. 

After writing so, don’t polish the feedback nor the further argument. Keep your thought flowing. When you stop drafting, edit them as below:

I think self-made breakfast is a good way to ensuring your health and saving your money as a student.  
(Deleting the previous one and adding the line below.)
For those who don't have enough time at morning, you busy guys may make your breakfast last night with dinner. Not to the mention the effect of meditation occurring when you focus yourself on a single task… 

The point is, the twisted writing process can be simplified and handled in this way while keeping your feedback and argument instantly stored.

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