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Writing Isn't Magic: My first blog post

Fellow 2018 debut author Kim Chance allowed me to borrow her platform to write about something very important to me: how very hard writing is. "Writing Isn't Magic: An Acceptance" talks about how "writing isn’t magic. Writing is just writing. Writing is sitting down and putting one word in front of the other until it eventually resembles a story. Writing is keeping going until you finish that story. And writing is breaking that story into all of its messy and disparate parts and finessing them one by one, and then together, until eventually, after the third or fourth try, you feel as though you’ve represented what was in your head....You cannot fix what you do not write."

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Maxine Kaplan