I thought I’d reblog this old post, because I’ve been doing a lot of thinking recently and it was mostly about thinking that I’d done something wrong. I got the twitch again, this time in the longer term but seriously, all you writer’s out there: FOLLOW YOUR GUT REACTION. It is usually right.
I will admit that occasionally when it comes to my writing, I don’t get everything right the first time around. This is known as the shoddy first draft. No writer in the history of writing gets everything right the first time around. If such a writer does happen to exist, they sure as hell haven’t shared the secret on the web. That and they also cannot possibly be around every time I accidently hit the wrong key on the keyboard, usually the vowels, and it’s not picked up by spellchecker because technically I have spelt a real word if not the one I’d intended to spell. If humans can’t programme computers to help write the perfect first draft, then it simply doesn’t exist.
For the longest time in my writing career I was an isolated writer. I wrote stories, normally in my free time in school. I remember once being sat…
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