Overcome Fear

Posted: January 10, 2015 in graffiti living
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First Thought, Best Thought
– Allen Ginsberg

You are a genius all of the time
– Jack Kerouac

The first draft of everything is shit
– Ernest Hemingway

You have to write to overcome the biggest stumbling block to you being a writer. Not your homework, not your chores, not your responsibilities. You. Or more accurately, your fear. The three above writers have three different attitudes about writing. Take all of them on board when you write. Split yourself into three people. If you already have split personalities then give them jobs to do. The one who writes, the one who revises and the one who edits.

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