🔗 #3 - On First Drafts | Kadambari

But here’s the thing: when you finish things, you become more confident, because you understand the most important step of writing: have a first draft. A first draft is messy, but it is complete. Once you have this mess, you can tidy it up. […]

You can’t do anything with an incomplete draft, except complete it. And when you’ve been away from a story for long, when you’ve lost enthusiasm for an idea, finishing drafts is an incredibly difficult thing to do (though it’s not impossible)

There’s so much good advice in this chapter. 📖