Tag: first draft
When you’re writing, it’s easy to become deluged by information, but transforming massive piles of information into a first draft can be simpler than it seems.
Write your first draft as quickly as possible. That's what separates the newbies from the veterans. The latter race through the first 100 yards while the first timers belabor every word, parse thrice every phrase, and start again and again and again. The vets know that many, maybe most, of their first words will never see light — nor should they. Rather, they will edit it later to bring the words and thoughts up to par, and beyond. Here are 7 tips for finishing your first draft.