Each author has her or his own approach, but the trick to writing a book is trusting the process. As Hemingway advised
a young writer, “the first draft of anything is shit!” explaining that the real work comes in the revising, rewriting, and reworking of a manuscript as many as forty, maybe fifty times, to get to the finished product.
For many writers, myself included, the first draft can be the hardest to complete, even though it is rarely where the bulk of the time lies. Read More