The First Words are the Hardest to Write

An important reminder from a classic children’s novel

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“The first hole is the hardest.”

It’s been two decades now since I read Louis Sachar’s Holes, but that line is bolted to the wall of my mind. Though I initially remembered the line because of it’s prevalence in the story, it now serves as incredible writing advice.

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Todd Brison

Todd Brison

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