Paul Graham on Writing

Short Paul Graham piece with his advice for writing essays; his suggestions pretty much describe how I write fireballs. But I would do well to pay more heed to his first two nuggets:

Write a bad version 1 as fast as you can; rewrite it over and over;

My tendency is to keep mulling it over in my head until I know I can get a good version 1 out.

Tuesday, 29 March 2005