How Rough a Rough Draft Really Is

It’s November, and NaNoWriMo is in full swing. In the spirit of writing marathons, Lindsey Richardson on A Writer’s Path talks to us about How Rough a Rough Draft Really Is

A Writer's Path

Spikes Rough

by Lindsey Richardson

A rough draft in a way is like a picture. It’s never perfect the first time you do it, and it’s not meant to be. Rough drafts are the most crucial parts of our craft. They shape the story, characters, and without you realizing it, they also shape you (the author). Last time I spoke about what it takes to begin writing your next story, but now I want to dive deeper into when you’re writing the rough draft.

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About Eva Blaskovic

I am a multi-genre author of literary fiction and fantasy, and writer of non-fiction articles on parenting, writing, education, health, and travel. My background encompasses both the sciences and the arts. I teach at a specialized clinic for learning difficulties and mentor young authors. In addition to writing and teaching, my passions are weather, Indian food, gardening, and music. I have played eight musical instruments and spent many years immersed in taekwondo and karate. In my youth, I was an avid canoeist. I was born in Prague, Czech Republic, grew up in Ontario, Canada, and moved to Alberta in 1988, where I raised four children.
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2 Responses to How Rough a Rough Draft Really Is

  1. lindseyrichardson says:

    Thanks so much for sharing!

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