I don’t like to dawdle, so when I decided to write my first novel I gave myself three months to do it. Rather, I gave myself one month to write it, one month to edit it, and one month to read, re-read, edit and re-edit it a final time. Ready to become a novelist in the next three months?!
After all the hard work you’ve put into creating such interesting characters, how much do you actually know about them?
If you’re curious whether or not your story concept has the clout to go the distance, now’s your chance to prove its worth.
For me, creating a novel takes at least three months (if not more) of dedicated writing and editing, but before I can get to that, my mind needs to choose a story worthy of my invested time. When I’m starting a new manuscript from scratch, I use the Story Seeker Venn Diagram to help me narrow in on the best concept, the one that’s worthy of consuming all of my time and energy for the next three+ months…