Why We Write Shitty First Drafts


  1. I love how you used the word ‘darling’ in there. It gave my mental image an absolutely hysterical edge for some reason.

    Good luck with your project!

    1. Haha it was pretty funny when it happened!

      Thanks, it's coming along, slowly but surely. Just completed chapter twelve the other day.

  2. Red Pen of Doom, love it! (I've named mine Self-Esteem Crusher, but yours is much cuter.) Seeing what your draft pages look like, I don't feel nearly as bad about mine. 0.o

    1. Yeah I wanted to recognize the editing process for what it is… sometimes Doom & Gloom, but always productive. Self-Esteem Crusher puts such a negative spin on it, I don't think I'd ever get any editing done! I thought I'd share my edits so people can see how much work goes into taking OUT what was written to make it tighter, and what goes IN to make it more engrossing.

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