First drafts or rewrites? Name your poison

Some novelists love crafting first drafts (The wonderful Joshilyn Jackson once called it “knitting bones from air”). Others can’t wait to get through the excruciating process. Some novelists love rewriting, while others think it’s the dullest part of the process. So writers: Where do you stand? And why?

About danahaynes

Dana Haynes is the author of ICE COLD KILL (2013), BREAKING POINT (2011) and CRASHERS (2010) from Minotaur and St. Martin's Press.

Posted on August 17, 2011, in Blog and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.


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