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Your First Draft is an Uncut Diamond

Ernest Hemingway said, "The first draft of anything is shit." Ann Lamott said, "What I’ve learned to do when I sit down to work on a shitty first draft is to quiet the voices in my head.

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I don't know about you, but I don't think he's joking.

Trust me. I am not someone with whom you wish to trifle. His correct use of "whom" makes me think that he isn't joking.

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30 copy editors tell us their pet peeves

30 Copy Editors Tell Us Their Pet Peeves. and acceptance of the singular “they” was a running theme throughout the conference.

New Year's Resolutions.

We make New Year’s resolutions with good intentions. We want to improve our lives by establishing good habits or eliminating bad ones. Each year, nearly…

Your First Draft is Not a Pile of Poop

Your First Draft is Not Shitty

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Born vs. Borne

Born vs. Borne

“Born” and “borne” are past participles of “bear.” They correspond to different meanings of the verb.

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