This is the perfect place for you, Henry. With the right support you could become the next Aparicio. Personally, I think everyone involved—you, me, the front office—should do everything possible to make sure you wind up wearing a St. Louis Cardinals cap.” Henry reaches up and touched his brim. “I’m wearing one right now.
But it isn’t a rough draft either. The one I turned in several months ago was rough. There were some bad plot holes, some logical inconsistencies, pacing problems, and not nearly enough lesbian unicorns.
I am the vessel. The draft is God's. And God is the thirsty one.
The Opera is obviously the first draft of a fine spectacle; it suggests the idea of one.
Draft day is a hectic day, especially for draftees and, more or less, for management.
The draft is an exciting time.
The Iraqis have once again failed to meet a deadline for a final draft of the constitution.
I will take a draft to the Yankees or to the Mets. A draft for president is not conceivable.
A peacetime draft is the most un-American thing I know.
I wrote the first draft of 'Madame Bovary' without studying the previous translations, although I gathered them and took the occasional peek.
I don't write a quick draft and then revise; instead, I work slowly page by page, revising and polishing.
I'm not a believer in bringing back the draft. But I am a huge proponent of national service.
I draft quickly and then revise, a lot.
I wrote the first draft of my first novel at Michigan, and then I wrote the first draft of 'Salvage the Bones' at Stanford. So I workshopped the entire thing.
They don't draft you to sit there and stand on the sideline.