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The Joy of Bad First Drafts

The Joy of Bad First Drafts by Brian Flatgard Ernest Hemingway declared most first drafts to be shit, and Anne Lamott famously encourages the shitty first draft. Today I’ll share my experience writing a first draft, and how embracing bad … Continue reading

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Let Your First Draft Fester!

Let Your First Draft Fester! by Cody Wagner I recently finished the first draft of the sequel to my novel. When I typed “The End,” I immediately did two things. First, I cried. Yep, I bawled like a baby. You … Continue reading

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Getting the Hang of Rewriting

Getting the Hang of Rewriting by Elijah Shoemaker Rewriting is probably the least fun part of creating a story. It doesn’t matter if that story is a novel, a short story, a poem, or anything else. In my opinion, the … Continue reading

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