Thursday, June 30, 2011

Draft Undone

So here's the method of my madness:
  • I realize most of this first draft is wrong. But I have to finish it to have a complete, tangible draft to undo.
  • Next, research. I can already visualize my plan.
  • Next, a NEW first draft with the research, changes, unwindings, reknottings tucked into the manuscript and then weeks of deleting, pasting, moving, more deleting, drafting, moving, pausing, deleting and drafting.
  • Then I will have a first draft. And can start revising, aimed at a final draft by this time next year. [I'm sure I'll regret saying that in May 2012.]

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