Musings on the Craft of Writing

►Wine and Roses

Good 1st Drafts are like good 1st Dates: Brimming with excitement, blinding to imperfections.

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4 responses

  1. Oh yes! In a first draft on a good day, you get such a wonderful Anything’s Possible, This -is-going-to-work! kind of feeling. Such a high. it makes the rest of the hard labour all worthwhile,Sounds as if you had one of those days recently, Daniel. Wonderful.

    February 22, 2014 at 6:21 pm

  2. Right you are. Had a fantastic 1st Draft night. Love the sections I had written.

    February 22, 2014 at 8:16 pm

  3. There’s such a thing as a good first draft? 😉

    March 4, 2014 at 10:01 pm

    • Well… it *feels* right, in spite of reality. And… we’re back to the first date.

      March 4, 2014 at 10:56 pm

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