Stop thinking and start doing!

by Richard
(England)

One of the easiest ways to fail in writing is by thinking too much. Just start writing your draft as sketchy as you like and don't stop until you reach the end. Leave it a couple of days and then come back to it and rewrite whole sections if need be.

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Dec 29, 2008
Thinking and Writing
by: Audrey

I had to smile when I read your comment. There has just been a barrage of comments about thinking.

As with most things, there needs to be a balance.

A person who never thinks won't write well. But a person who only thinks and doesn't write, won't write at all, well or otherwise.

It's certainly true that writing is the most important part of writing. (Yes, that's what I meant to write.)

The first writing tip on the most popular page of my Web site makes that point, too.


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