After reading Ann Lamott

After reading Ann Lamott - one or few people that can are...

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After reading Ann Lamott's "Shitty First Drafts", I feel as though she cleared a few things up for me. I always just assumed that great writers had the ability to sit down and miraculously write pages upon pages of spectacular work. From the idea that professional writers did that, I always just assumed that I was a bad writer. I generally don’t have the ability to sit down and write more then one page at a time. Ann opened the door to the idea that no one can really do that, and the
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Unformatted text preview: one, or few, people that can are hated by the rest of the writing community. We all have the chance to be great writers basically, we just need to calm down the “voices”, or other thoughts in our head before we sit down and write. Our firsts drafts are supposed to be crappy, and full of all the emotions that we want to write. Her article was good, and written well....
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