Think of freewriting as a system of components.
Today you’ll take thirty minutes to dump all the information you have about a subject onto the paper, and you’ll leave it at that.
Tomorrow, you’ll review your information dump and take ten minutes to write out some best-case, worst-case scenarios that stem from your previous day’s efforts.
The next day, take your accumulated thoughts and free-associate for fifteen minutes, allowing the material itself to suggest new avenues to walk.
You’re not pleased with your effort, so you try something else, perhaps a session in which you “open up words” and “hold a paper conversation” for twenty minutes each.
Ah, that’s better. Here, among the detritus you’ve scattered onto ...