Considering the fact that I’m still working on Book 1 but planning on doing Book 2 for NaNo, this is great advice.
Still thinking about the writing next month?
Quick questions–are you writing a book NOW, too?
How do you do both?
Set aside time every day for your main WIP. BUT give yourself 15 minutes daily to prepare for next month.
Here’s a little something to work on:
There are a couple of ways to drive a story forward. One is with an intriguing plot. Another is with emotion–a feeling that flows through a novel.
So, I have to back up here. Once my sister stayed a summer with our wonderful grandmother and read romance after romance. My sister wrote me a letter. It went something like this: This afternoon I wandered through the darkened halls of Nanny’s home. The wood reflected my auburn-colored hair, like a fire in a fireplace. When I stepped into freedom, I saw the chiseled jaw of the mailman as he placed letters–love letters–in the mailbox…
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