For future writer-me

Dear Me,

It took 32,000 rambling, messy words for the first glimmer of the current story’s larger threat to emerge. I want you to remember this. For the next time.

This is normal for you. This is your process. It always feels like there’s nothing there at first, like you’re spinning straw out of air.

Spinning straw out of air takes time. Don’t worry so much. Just put in that time.

And also bookmark this note, so that maybe next time you’ll actually remember.



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