Nieman Reports | ‘Writing is all about rewriting, which means you’ve got to get something down.’

Steps for Managing Your Stories

  • Lower your standards.
  • Get something down.
  • Swallow the bile that rises in your throat when you write a first draft.
  • Print out early.
  • Read aloud.
  • Apply very critical standards.

Nieman Reports | ‘Writing is all about rewriting, which means you’ve got to get something down.’