Good books begin as bad drafts
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The next time you are struggling with your own writing, recall this selection of pages from the drafts of great novels.

Jonathan Gottschall, the author of The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human, compiled a list of dishevelled first drafts from famous authors, including Marcel Proust (pictured), John Updike, JG Ballard and Charles Dickens.

Click on the link above for the full list.

Categories Fiction International

Tags Writing Writing Advice

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