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How do we Demystify Writer’s Block

Every now and then, I’m reminded that some writers push the “there’s no such thing as writer’s block” onto other, struggling folks. I’ve heard “You only have writer’s block if you’re boring” by writing instructors, which only serves to make people feel bad about their struggles. I’ve also heard “There’s no such thing as writer’s block,”

Bullshit Your Way Through a First Draft

After talking about second drafts last week, let’s dive into first drafts! We all know the whole deal about how first drafts will always be shitty[1], right? That’s writer 101. If you don’t believe that, then I don’t know what to tell you. Don’t get into writing. :) But that doesn’t stop us from questioning

Second Drafts Are A Way Of Life

If you’re a writer looking to be published, second drafts are a way of life. But to new writers, there a bit of confusion about what a second draft actually is and what you should be doing with it. Since I’m about to tackle the second draft of a project, I figured I would share