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'Yes, it was. The process of writing was important. Even thought the finished product is completely meaningless.'”
The cool thing about keeping ongoing outlines and pieces in a notes app is you can add to them anywhere!! I got into the habit of making sure to write any new thought or addition as notes throughout my day, then when you sit down to Write, you already have so much to work with!
To me, the writing process is all about tricking myself out of having to look at a blank page — all that wandering around and writing notes and pieces on the go IS writing even though it doesn't feel like it. Then the Actual Writing isn't generating ideas from nothing, its building.”
1: 'I know how it ends, but not how to do it.'
2: 'I know how to do it, but haven't written it.'
3: 'I wrote it, but it sucks.'
4: 'I wrote it again, but it needs work.'
5: 'I finished the work, but I'm still not happy.'
6: 'good enough'”
Start with one word or one thought. Write it down. Is it the right word or thought? Is there a better word or thought? Get that *one single thing* right, then move onto the next.”
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