Making friends with the first draft

Thursday, October 10, 2019

When I started getting serious about my writing, that is, serious about the publication of my work, I became increasingly more anxious around my process. I used to just write, easily, stream of consciousness style in my journals when the idea was just for fun, just for me. But when I considered reading my work aloud or trying to have it published, I found that the writing became somewhat stifled….