Take a deep dive into the difference between drafting and revising, and how misunderstanding those two very separate jobs can throw off your productivity and stall your writing projects.
and writing about writing, … two of the biggest struggles or concerns … I hear from writers are this. … I don't know if my writing is good enough … and I can't seem to finish anything. … And oftentimes these two concerns … will come from the same writer … nearly in the same sentence … over whether my writing is good, … that's when I start to lose all motivation to write. … What, that makes no logical sense, but it's true. … As soon as I start worrying about writing well … I lose the inspiration to finish. … Why is that though? … I've thought about this conundrum a lot … and I think it boils down to the fact … that the act of writing actually comprises … of two inherent yet very different jobs. … The job of drafter and the job of reviser. … The job of the drafter is just to draft the project. … And note the very definition of the word to draft is, … "To prepare a preliminary version of a document." … Preliminary being the key word here. … The drafter just frames the document. … Gets ideas down on the page. …
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