The Writing Process: Do You Compose With Confidence?
of the following statements is closer to your attitute toward
"I hate to write; it's so frustrating."
"I usually can develop a good final draft."
One difference between a frustrated and a confident writer often
is their understanding of the process.
No athletic or artistic performer expects perfection the first
time they try a new play or song. Some writers, however, try to
write a perfect first draft. Then frustration leads to anxiety
Like a musician who practices different parts of a new song,
you can separate the writing process into manageable parts, making
it easier to create a final draft.