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You Can’t Write Without a First Draft

Writing Your First Draft

Give yourself permission to write a rough first draft. Write pages and pages in which you describe the who, the what, the where and the when of the story. Later, as you rework the piece, the why will be written in. [Free Membership required to read more. See below. ]

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One Response to You Can’t Write Without a First Draft

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    wondering04 February 12, 2015 at 5:13 PM #

    You are right – I’m editing my rough draft now and as I edit I found the themes. I’ve been able to fill in details and see connections that are new and exciting. I’ve also created a deleted items folder – not everything I wrote is relevant to my themes. I cut those and paste them into my deleted items folder – who knows, it may be the stuff of new memoirs. Thank you for your site. It is a blessing. — Heather

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