Ouroboros Style First Drafts: Write. Edit. Repeat

The Ouroboros often symbolizes self-reflexivity or cyclicality, especially in the sense of something constantly re-creating itself…in cycles that begin anew as soon as they end. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ouroboros I know the first draft is supposed to be word vomit. The one thing that’s pushed during writing competitions is to just write. No self-editing because self-editing breeds stagnation. … Continue reading Ouroboros Style First Drafts: Write. Edit. Repeat

How I Spent 2013 (Writing… and not Writing)

2014 is still in its infancy and it’s the time of year that everyone (and their dog) looks back to the previous year and outlines their goals for the new year. I didn’t accomplish all my goals for 2013, the ones I started out with fell by with wayside while I finished projects I hadn’t … Continue reading How I Spent 2013 (Writing… and not Writing)