Ideas on Writing: Shitty First Drafts

Matthias Ott wrote a good article about writing and drafts. “Shitty drafts” allow one to let all thoughts out of your brain onto paper. Once you have that you can start editing.

So why waste your precious time by laboriously crafting a “perfect” first version of your text when you will need to edit and refine it later, anyway?

Jan-Lukas Else
20 years old student who writes about everything he cares about.