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Write quickly, edit sloooooowly

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Sue Moorcroft blog

A few weeks ago, I realised that I had a self-imposed deadline coming up. I looked at my diary and saw six days in Dubai at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature fairly quickly followed by four or five days in London. As I was moving into the last third of my work-in-progress, currently entitled Makeover at the Angel Café, I could see a problem looming. If I didn’t finish my first draft the time I left for Dubai then by the time I arrived back at my desk for the second half of March, my memory would have been wiped.

Picking up all the threads in order to finish the first draft would have been impossible. I’d have to go back to the beginning and edit my way through until I could gather my thoughts again. This did not appeal.

I don’t think I’m a particularly fast writer…

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2 thoughts on “Write quickly, edit sloooooowly

  1. I agree, you go for it and enjoy.:)

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  2. Thank you for the reblog. 🙂

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