Yes! I thought I was the only one who did this. It’s exasperating when I do this because my sentences will make no sense, and when I re-read what I wrote, I feel even worst than if I hadn’t written anything at all because it’s so bad! Like you said, I know rough drafts are supposed to not be great, but this is different. This rushed writing doesn’t usually require editing, it requires holding down the delete button. So good to know I’m not alone in this!

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