Imposter’s Guide

Write Like No One Is Reading

My first drafts are the worst!

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A lot of writers give up on their dreams before reaching the end of the first page.

Like any artist, they likely had a vision in their head for how they wanted their manuscript to read and the first draft simply wasn’t cutting it.




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