Why a Bad First Draft Is Not a Failure | The Blank Page


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Meg Dowell Writes

The Blank Page is a new weekly series on Novelty Revisions dedicated to any writer who is just beginning their journey or starting again after a long pause. Check back every Monday for more tips and inspiration.


Have you ever finished writing something, set it aside, returned to it the next day … and realized it’s NOT GOOD??

We all have. Sometimes when we write things, in the moment we’re convinced they’re near perfect. But they very rarely are.

Here’s why a not-so-great first draft isn’t a lost cause, waste of time, or a total failure.

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