Anyone else struggle with the urge to go back and start editing / checking something you’ve recently written? When I open the document to begin writing again, I find that I have a tendancy to go back a few pages or so, re-reading to get myself into the flow…but then I find that I begin tweaking and changing and twiddling things whilst I’m there!
If you read any of the advice on the NaNo website, they advocate writing, writing and more writing -Editing is the enemy! 🙂 And I know that’s true, because my writing certainly flows differently if I’m not at all in the editing mode.
So, that is why today’s inspirational kick in the booty is this: “First drafts don’t have to be perfect. They just have to be written.” Now, all I have to do is actually listen the advice I’m giving myself.
Welcome to TGIF Look Back it just takes a few minutes: to play along, just answer the following questions with some Friday feeling…do one or all, whatever you feel like because it’s Friday 🙂
FUNNY – What made you laugh this week?
READING – What were you reading this week?
INSPIRED – What inspired you this week?
DONE – What were you mainly doing this week?
ANGEL – Who was your angel/star of the week?
YUCK – What made you go ‘ewwww’ this week?
My TGIF Look Back…
FUNNY – Hmmm… not much I can actually put on here in detail without getting in trouble, but although it’s been busy at work this week I’m appreciating working with some lovely people who help make the day go faster 😀 FM!
READING – I’m nearly done with Zed by Stephen Herfst and my ‘Friday Find’ for the week is Being Human by Patricia Lynne, which I’ll be reading soon. Next book on my TBR list is Last Stop This Town by David Steinberg. If you’ve not taken a look at the Indie Author Event on Aside from Writing yet, head over as you could win copies of all these books on the blog!
INSPIRED – I’ve been good this week and got caught up on some blog posting for Aside from Writing; some really interesting posts coming up in June from what I’ve seen.
DOING – It’s been work again this week I’m afraid – but with a long weekend to look forward to I might get sorted with some editing! Oh joy…
ANGEL – Two for me this week Tony and Stephanie – the lovely peeps who are joining the blog team over at Aside from Writing – looking forward to working with you guys and seeing more of your stuff 🙂
YUCK – Seagulls are big birds, but it still amazes me how giant their poops are…just wish they wouldn’t ‘amaze’ all over my car while I’m parked at work.