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First Draft Feelings

Writers, we need to get over it.

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“What was I thinking?”

“Why would I write that?”

“This makes no sense.”

“It’s official, I suck at writing.”

First draft feelings. All of us writers go through it. My first draft of my first novella was 200 pages single spaced on Microsoft Word. Six years and seven or eight drafts later…




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Kern Carter

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