Much of writing is subjective, so it can be hard to know how to treat writing advice. Is it a hard-and-fast rule, a guideline, or a personal preference?Pin It
To discover the best drafting process for us, we might need to experiment.
Today, Marty C. Lee shares how she develops story beats into a chapter-by-chapter outline.
A drafting process that works for one might not work for another. However, NaNoWriMo can be a great time to experiment and see what writing process works for us.Pin It
No matter how well our writing is going, check out these resources and guest posts for how we can do our best during NaNoWriMo.Pin It
This time of year, writers try to get their story idea into shape before the first of November. Here’s some help to get your planning off on the right foot with NaNoWriMo.Pin It
If we’re overwhelmed, that stress isn’t good for our creativity. Let’s explore how to break tasks into manageable chunks—for writing and for our life.Pin It
How detailed is too detailed when it comes to planning our story? What can we can learn about leaving our options open as we draft our story?Pin It
To hear some authors talk, we’d think there are strict plotters and strict pantsers and nothing in between, but there’s really no end to the mix of approaches we can use in our drafting.Pin It
Writing prompts can help with inspiration or creativity, or distract us from the writing we’re “supposed to” do. How can we make them more helpful to us?Pin It
The processes that worked on our last story might not work on our next one, but we want to think about the pros and cons before experimenting.Pin It