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Apr 04, 2005

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Alan Gutierrez

Evelyn

My blog doesn't have an RSS feed right yet, so you won't see the trackback, so I hope you don't mine that I point to my blog entry about this.

http://engrm.com/blogometer/2005/04/04/throw-more-pots.html

There is a lesson here for software.

Bob

It makes sense to me that we learn from our mistakes, at least I do, sometimes, when I know I made a mistake. Someone said that it's a shame so many people try for perfection all the time and miss out on learning from mistakes. Oops, I feel another mistake coming on, so I'll stop!

m

thank you Evelyn for the story about the pots which I'd read some time ago and forgotten about.

Jay Sennett

your story reminds of the advice I receive repeatedly from other writers.

Me: This (piece or My writing) sucks!
Them: Well, just keep writing...

As an example I've worked on one short story for more than nine months, accumulated fifteen drafts and now have a working structure, POV and style that works.

Thanks.

Jane

That's my reasoning for having a blog with a strict Monday-Friday daily posting schedule. It makes me write something every workday and, theoretically, prepares me to write more fluently on the job.

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