Keeping the scenes flowing
A few steps to make the process smoother
To keep writing consistently, there is maintenance.
One of the most oft-quoted pieces of advice comes from E.L. Doctorow:
“Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.”
I agree with this advice, insofar as we all get clear about how far ahead of us our headlights need to cast. Everyone’s comfort level will be different. You may have no worries about driving with fog right against your writing windshield, while a friend may need to see a bit of road between the edge of the car and the gloomy blankness.
No matter how much space you need, these simple practices will keep you writing through the fog of this entire draft.
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