Looking like a finished work isn’t what a first draft is for. It’s a tool to help you tell the story.
via NaNoWriMo: Why “Bad” First Drafts Are Great — Story Hospital
(I thought I’d share a link to this post now that we’re closer to the end of the month. It has many good pointers about not being disappointed in the first draft of a story. It also applies to the first drafts of many types of writing in general. Best of luck with everything this week! – Cinnia)
I am a character-focused writer and reader. I like to observe and share human stories and analyze what makes us us. In general, I think people are beautiful and interesting, and when I see or feel something particularly wonderful, sad, funny, frightening, or strange, I get this urge, an instinct, to find someone and tell them about it. Read more…