My 1st Draft Is Shittier Than Your 1st Draft

My 1st Draft Is Shittier Than Your 1st Draft In previous weeks I wrote about how to outline a book and how to calendar your writing to complete your first draft. The draft is such a roadblock for so many that it merits further discussion. The process that I use and that I reference in earlier posts does not...

Writing the First Draft (with Minimal Agony)

Writing the First Draft (with Minimal Agony) Last week I wrote about how to outline a book. Of course, that’s just one part of the process. Then you have to write your draft. There are many ways to go about this: Stare at a blank page or screen in complete agony. Do everything you possibly can around your house...

The 59-Cent Book Outline

The 59-Cent Book Outline When you write two books per year, organization is key. I can’t spend half my day staring at a blank page, waiting for a muse who isn’t going to show (and doesn’t exist). I need to sit down with a plan and get to work. You can buy fancy software to assist in the...