How to Start a Book: Drawing & Digging

how to start a book Feb 02, 2023

Imagine the following scenario... 

You’ve got an idea for a novel, and you think it’s a good idea, too. It feels like the right next step for your writing practice—an ambitious step, sure, but not an insurmountable one. You’re ready to take on a new challenge. 

But you’ve never written this kind of long-form project before. 

Maybe you tried in the past, but you spent more time fussing with the outline than you did writing. You kept losing track of where your characters were “supposed” to be according to your initial plan. Eventually, it killed your narrative momentum, and you lost interest. 

Or, maybe you didn’t use an outline at all, and then you couldn’t figure out what to focus on for each chapter. You gave up before you finished. 

Maybe you’ve never even attempted anything like a novel at all. 

Whatever your background may be, now you’re trying to figure out a path forward. Your head...

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