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Scheduling delivEry?

Posted: Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:55 am
by tonlymutan
Hi ALL !
I have been working with a friend who has had writer's block. Just as an FYI for anyone struggling with this, a really great book is Stephen Koch's Modern Library Writer's Workshop and in that book he has a whole chapter about revision, but the most important part was where he said that your first draft is a promise and that revision is that promise redeemed.

I find it to be a very comforting thought — and I felt his advice is excellent. I am using it for my own second draft process.

Re: Scheduling delivEry?

Posted: Sat Oct 27, 2018 4:06 pm
by JimRac
I'm not really clear what the title of this thread means, but I can vouch for Stephen Koch's excellent book - it touches on craft, but it's more about what to expect during the process of writing fiction. I found it very reassuring, and go back to it whenever I find that I am feeling lost and/or doubting myself.