First Write. Then Edit.

“The conscious mind is the editor, and the subconscious mind is the writer.” — Steve Martin

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Writers write.

Thinking about writing or thinking about becoming a writer is not writing.

To be a writer — even to learn to write — you must write.

“Focus on the writing. It’s the




As writers, you and I need a daily procedure to turn out work — words on paper or computer screen. Some even write words on the sand. The point is to produce written work. Good or bad, polished or a mess, at the beginning stage all writing is a process of production. Write now.

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