Common Twitter author wisdom holds that your first draft, no matter your skill level, will always be shitty. There was one guy once who posted that it doesn’t have to be shitty, but he was wrong. First drafts are generally terrible, but the advice bandied about in 140-character chunks is just as terrible. Just write something. Just write shit. Ugh.
I recorded a video wherein I drive and ramble about the role of self-doubt in a writer's life. TL;DR, it has no role. But you knew that, didn't you?
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