Let’s Talk about Revision

Let’s Talk about Revision

Most writers know that writing is about 10 percent drafting and 90 percent revision. In Bird by Bird, Anne Lamott practically institutionalized revision in her chapter “Sh*tty First Drafts.” She writes, “The first draft is the child’s draft, where you let it all pour out and then let it romp all over the place, knowing that no one is going …

Trouble in Blogville

Trouble in Blogville

After believing that my writing life would be perfect once I finally had my own blog, imagine my dismay when I have continued to have compositional problems over the last couple of months. Actually, this blog itself has caused me a good amount of grief. I don’t...