Writing the first draft

Arvid referred to the process of writing the first draft as a book writing marathon. He provided daily updates about the book writing journey, focusing largely on the subjects he included in the book.

With most updates, he included a graphic which included the number of lines, words and characters.

Audience First first-draft marathon

He finished the first draft in February, 2021. He also decided to change the name from Audience First to The Embedded Entrepreneur. He shared more in a Twitter thread. He finished editing this draft within a week and got the book ready for alpha readers. He shared a milestone half-way through the edit.