I am a huge advocate of using timed writing from prompts, which helped me create the manuscript for my memoir, The Chocolate Pilgrim. To this day, prompts are a big part of my process
You can use recall to build a piece of writing, as if you’re in the moment. Use each of the senses and recall the smells, sights, sounds of an experience. This will bring your writing to life.
If you intend to share your words with others, I suggest you edit them in some form! It doesn’t matter what genre you write in, or who your audience might be; editing is essential .