I’ve been away overseas for several weeks and have just got back into writing my memoir.
I’ve come back with ‘fresh eyes’ and have now almost fine tuned the second draft. It’s pretty ordinary to read at this stage but the structure is in place which was my aim.
After I get some feedback on what I have written I’ll start on the third draft early next year which will involve a lot of editing so the memoir comes alive.
And of course there will be several more drafts before it’s ready for publication, hopefully by the end of 2020.
As the writer Robert Graves once said, ‘There is no such thing as good writing, only good rewriting’.
I’m hoping my rewriting will be good rewriting.