Anne Lamott's Essay 'Shitty First Drafts'

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With the title like “Shitty First Drafts” I knew I would like this essay and I was right. Anne Lamott makes this easy to read without leaving me with any questions. The humorous tone that Lamott uses keeps you interested while she’s giving your great writing advice. This was a great read for me as I am currently struggling with writing some articles for another project. I’m one of those people who tries to make it perfect on the first try so it’s refreshing to see that seasoned writers struggle with these same feelings.
One of the phrases that stood out the most for was when Lamott said “Almost all good writing begins with terrible first efforts”. This stands out for me because I’ve never thought about it that way. I can also identify with

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