Telling Yourself the Story

“The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.”

Terry Pratchett

As a pantser, this resonates so strongly with me. When I write first drafts, it’s like watching a movie. My hands try to keep up with the scenes unfolding in my mind. Once I’ve watched the movie in full, finished the first draft, I rewrite with the full knowledge of the story.

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