Writing public first drafts

(and why it isn’t a completely terrible idea)

Writing an online serial is a particularly public form of writing. You’ll probably be publishing a new chapter at least once a week, which means that you’re connecting directly with your readers on a weekly basis. It’s not the same as publishing a book traditionally, where the author maintains a certain distance from readers created by…




Indie author Simon K Jones shares tips for being productive, banishing procrastination and finding readers.

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Simon K Jones

Simon K Jones

Writer & tutor. Serialised fiction author. Producer of the Writing Life podcast at the National Centre for Writing. http://simonkjones.com

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