Have you ever done NaNoWriMo? Are you doing it this year? I'm seriously thinking about it for the first time in my writing life. This morning I've read Zoe Lea's blogpost about it and it got me thinking. Is this the way for me to write my vomit draft? I have a problem with it, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo – the way to my vomit draft?
Today I just want to remember what Anne Lamott says in Bird by Bird. Writing a first draft is very much like watching Polaroid develop. You can't – and, in fact, you're not supposed to – know exactly what the picture is going to look like until it has finished developing. And this, also from … Continue reading First draft