Sections. Concepts & scenes. Isolation. What happens out the window.
THINGS I’VE FORGOTTEN ABOUT WRITING A NOVEL FROM ZERO These are top of my head kind of spontaneous thoughts about the process of drafting a novel: I forget how your life influences your novel even when you think you can detach yourself from the real world and just…follow the story outline, even if it is… Continue reading Day Three & Four (writing a novel #3)
Been a while since I've written a novel from zero. Four years ago I had a project list. There were six unedited books but other than rewrites the story was there. People who go to space need to adjust every time they go far out there. Same goes with writers, even if it's their tenth… Continue reading Day Two (writing a novel #2)
Going to start writing the last novel in my series. Doodle and outline sketches. Tip my toes in the cold water. Just, play around until I go on a southern residency in the fall. It's called the future book of war. Told by two narrators. Hence, two different typewriters. Thought I'd share the process. The… Continue reading Day One (writing a novel #1)