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Credit: Me

The First Draft of Anything is Shit

I sat there, was frozen in my chair.

I was filled with the familiar panic that inevitably comes right before you’re forced to stand up in front of class or open your mouth during a meeting at work.

This time, I wasn’t in front of a group of people.

I was all alone, staring at a single button on my laptop screen.

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