Alida, Kathryn, and Robert discuss first drafts. Love them or hate them, there’s no other way to start your book. We talk the pain and pleasure of getting your story on the page.




How do we draft our first drafts? And how do you handle problems that come up while you are drafting? What tools do we use? And remember, it’s your first draft for a reason!
What we talked about: 
How do we draft? (0:25)
What about those things that come up while you are drafting? (10:12)
The benefit of starting small. (15:17)
Using dictation to first draft. (15:45)
First drafts and writing by hand. (19:02)
Remember it’s your first draft for a reason. (19:55)


Things we mentioned: 
2k to 10k by Rachel Aaron
Sh**ty First Drafts by Anne Lamott
Fool Proof Dictation by Christopher Downing


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