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Reply Joan Campbell August 29, at 6: It resonates with me. Reply Hannah August 29, at 6: In our rushing-around world, DeSalvo gives her readers writers permission to write at the speed of thought—a pace often slower than we think it is. It was great meeting you at ACFW where we talked about life in India, mountain cultures, ill-fated music auditions, and everything in-between.
Reply Jenny August 29, at 7: Thank you for this blog post as it has been very encouraging. Sherrie Eldridge August 29, at 7: Thanks for sharing, Steve.
Beverly Brooks August 29, at 7: Reply Linda August 29, at 8: I am a slow writer and because of that I have found it hard to find a good match for a crit partner too.
Everyone seems to be in such a hurry to get something on the page. Sometimes I just need to get to know my characters- talk to them and listen.
Some days words just do not flow and the guilt I feel stifles whatever creativity is there. Keli Gwyn August 29, at 8: When I began writing fiction with the goal of publication ten years ago, I splashed words on the page with joyful abandon.
I had no idea what I was doing, but I had having fun pretending I did. Two years into my writing journey, I was introduced to the wonderful world of writers aka www online and realized what a florescent green newbie I was and how much I had to learn.
As my knowledge of craft increased, my daily word counts decreased. The last two books I turned in were so clean and the stories solid enough that my editor skipped the content edits and went straight to line edits!
A talented writer friend taught me that either way of approaching writing is fine—fast or slow—but we all still have to do the same amount of work.
Those of us who write slowly end up with fairly clean stories because we edit as we go, whereas those whose fingers fly over the keyboard will have to spend time cleaning up their stories afterward.
Ann Shorey August 29, at 8: I needed to read those encouraging words today. Jay Payleitner August 29, at 8: I sometimes agonize over a single word. Coming back to that passage again and again. But do seek the right word. Steve Laube August 29, at 8: Steve Reply Andrea Nell August 29, at 8: The idea of choosing words like a poet really resonates with me.
Reply Carol Ashby August 29, at 9: Coker August 29, at The work is not only more accurate but gives the writer time to think about the words. Our typing teachers wanted speed as well as accuracy.
Reply Warren Johnson August 29, at Laube, indicates writing slowly means putting words to use at a regular pace.Find the best letter of encouragement to a friend, students, daughter, kids, daughter, son, employees and more from here.
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I have been writing lately about how to compose a condolence message and how and why to write thank you notes. This post combines the two: how to write a thank you for a condolence message.
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I wonder how many women will have difficulty with this challenge? I’ve read through it three times and cannot imagine writing a love letter to myself.