Before You Edit…

After finishing the first draft, it's normal to want to celebrate. Go ahead, grab some snacks and/or drinks of your choice. Go out to dinner with your friends or family. Pat yourself on the back, take a few days off if you've been working nonstop for a while, and generally enjoy yourself. Then it's time … Continue reading Before You Edit…

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First Draft Syndrome: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments

Here's something all writers are familiar with. Other artists too, now that I think of it. When you look at the title, what do you think? First Draft Syndrome (FDS) is now an official medical diagnosis, because I say it is! Reading an affected First Draft can cause the following symptoms: In the writer Feelings … Continue reading First Draft Syndrome: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments