When I write, I do it Hemingway style. Sans alcohol, perhaps, but I still try to write as if I am drunk, then go back later and edit if it seems worth doing so. Actually, Hemingway never said to “Write drunk, edit sober”, though the internet loves to attribute that advice to him.
But let’s not get off on a tangent of chasing particulars.
I do think there is some hidden wisdom in the phrase, however, but you you have parse it out a bit to find the grains of truth.Continue reading