Anne Lamott says in her writing tips book Bird by Bird, to get moving, not to get hung up on “shitty first drafts.”
But what if all your drafts are shitty? What if after you “kill your darlings” and not-so-pet words, after you stab and stroke and massage your sentences it’s still shitty?
Start again. Rebound.
There exists an inexhaustible list of words for the essential trait of propulsion towards our goals as preached by motivational speakers:…Continue