Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Handwriting Drafts

Hi all,

That's write. Today I'm visiting M.J. Fifield and answering questions about rough drafting by hand.

Hope to see you there!

Misha


19 comments:

  1. Drafting by hand is my go-to when I'm stuck. I love how it forces my brain to work differently and can usually break through whatever wall is blocking my creativity.

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  2. Hello, greetings and best wishes!

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  3. Thanks for stopping by! I will definitely check out your post. I enjoy rough drafting by hand sometimes.

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  4. I'm going on vacation soon, and for fear of losing it, I won't be bringing my laptop. So pen and paper it will be!

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  5. I have written 2 entire books in long-hand and bits and pieces of several other manuscripts. Nowadays I just outline by long-hand. The actual writing takes place directly on the laptop.

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  6. Writing with an actual pen can be a joy and can open up places in me that help the writing process. Congrats on your epic fantasy launches and you are featured on my blog today!

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  7. I love handwriting drafts. Partial drafts . . . I get sidetracked with excitement once that's going great and jump on laptop o_O lol

    Running over to read these answers you have :D

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  8. It's my go-to when I'm away from my computer, or when I'm tired of sitting at a desk and want to write in my recliner.

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  9. I went to MJ's, read your post and commented. Great stuff! :)

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  10. I can only type my first drafts. Mine suck if I write them by hand. They suck beyond suck. lol

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  11. I seem to think best with a pen in hand. I like to do planning and things by hand and then if possible write by hand as well. The only exception is NaNoWriMo; then I'll plan by hand pretty extensively but then write like a crazy thing on the computer.

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  12. Thanks so much to everyone who've been following my blog tour. You're all awesome. :-D

    Kelly, that's why I love hand drafting too.

    Yes Crystal. ALL the time. ;-)

    Thanks Blogoratti. :-)

    Thanks for stopping by, Deborah.

    Have fun Julie!

    Very interesting Rachna. :-)

    Thanks so much Catherine!

    Katherine it's the same with me. I never really write the entire thing by hand. I just write until I've figured out the story.

    It is a more comfortable way to write (once you're used to it) isn't it Melissa?

    Hahaha Stina, statistically, someone is bound to say their writing sucks when written longhand. :-P

    Same here Cait. It's part of the reason why I rough draft by hand, because I don't plan until I'm prepping the rewrite.

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