Category: Lit Life

Posted July 9, 2019 by Ari in Features, Lit Life / 0 Comments

Writer In Motion: The Final Draft

Writer In Motion: The Final Draft

Well, lovely readers, Writer In Motion has officially come to an end. After six weeks of writing, self-editing, gaining feedback, and sending it along to an editor, I can officially call this the craziest — and most amazing — project I’ve ever participated in. Despite what the title claims, I wouldn’t call this a final draft. Not for this project, anyways, […]

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Posted June 30, 2019 by Ari in Lit Life / 0 Comments

Writer In Motion: How My CPs Shaped the Third Draft

Writer In Motion: How My CPs Shaped the Third Draft

Welcome back, lovely readers! It’s week 5 of the Writer In Motion project, and boy did I have major edits to make. This week was all about critique partner feedback and applying it to the third draft of our project. This phase in the editing process is hard for me; it means trusting others to be honest and constructive. It’s difficult […]

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Posted June 22, 2019 by Ari in Lit Life / 0 Comments

Writer In Motion: Attack Of The Self-Edits

Writer In Motion: Attack Of The Self-Edits

THE SECOND DRAFT Here it is, lovely readers. This is the second (self-edited) draft of my project for Writer In Motion. If you recall from last week, my first draft had roughly 494 words in total. I wasn’t sure what I was going to edit in or out this week, so I focused on trying to add layers of emotional complexity […]

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Posted June 13, 2019 by Ari in Lit Life / 0 Comments

Writer In Motion | The First Draft

Writer In Motion | The First Draft

This is it, folks. It’s messy. It’s not fleshed out. It’s a piece of my heart splayed on the writing table. Anyone else feel as though writing can be a dissection sometimes? No? Just me? This is a very rough draft of a magical realism story about….

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