Kermit... you know it's time to clean up that mess you call a "first draft." You'll have to rewrite a couple of times if you truly want to impress Miss Piggy. Find the parts of the script that truly speak to you, and they may speak to the rest of the world.
Don't look at a lackluster first draft as hopeless, look at it as the first step towards the version that you have in your head.
"As a creative person, one of the hardest things to stomach is a first draft. It destroys your notion of yourself as somebody who might be able to write. It’s like, the last thing you want to find out is that you can’t write. Right? But of course you can’t. I mean, nobody can. It … Continue reading Mitch Hurwitz On Writing
"Be willing to write really badly. It won’t hurt you to do that. I think there is this fear of writing badly, something primal about it, like: 'This bad stuff is coming out of me…' Forget it! Let it float away and the good stuff follows. For me, the bad beginning is just something to … Continue reading QOTD