Scott Nesbitt
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Once again, I had to explain to someone that the first draft of what they're
isn't meant to be perfect. The first draft is for getting your ideas down on paper. Then, you do the serious work of expanding, rewriting, reworking, and editing.

Show me a writer who punches out a perfect first draft and I'll show you someone who's either the greatest writer ever or a liar

@scottnesbitt it’s certainly true that *the act of revising* an outline or a draft is where magic happens. You start with nothing, you have to get to something, and that particular leap requires (expanding, rewriting, reworking, and editing) or some other tricks to get us there.

@deadnovelist As I keep trying to tell people, the secret to good writing is rewriting. Not enough of them believe it ...

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