Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions Blog with The Dark (and Not So Dark) Parts of Writing No One Ever Sees
Every aspiring and working writer alike imagines the day they will be able to hold a copy of their very own book in their hands. We can picture it so clearly, as if when we close our eyes and open them again, that book will be there staring back at us.
But of course, that’s not how it works. Writing is not magic. You don’t just decide to write something one day and have a near perfect copy of a finished product in your hand the next.
That’s how a lot of people wish it could work. After all, anyone can technically write and publish anything they want to. Many of them jump into a writing project thinking it will be easy, only to realize four pages in that OH. This is like, hard. It takes, like, effort. It’s, like, actual work.
And some of them accept that reality and…
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