Novel #1, Day #1: The Game Plan To End All Game Plans

T. Cole Willonay Idea Cove, My Noveldom Quest, Novel 1 Leave a Comment

Despite my better judgment, I’ve decided there’s no other option forward: I must complete, AND PUBLISH, a┬ánovel in the next two weeks… Why? Because I’ve been stunted by my own lack of self-confidence for far too long and I’ve decided that, to overcome this crisis of destiny, I must deploy extreme measures: MAXIMUM EFFORT + EXPOSURE THERAPY = FEAR MASTEREDHow is this even possible? So glad you asked, let me tell you… Today, I chose the storyline I’ll finish and the characters I’ll develop, and then started writing a master draft. Now the master draft is gonna be huge on its own, something roughly like 40,000 words. It’ll be irksome and crotchety, very much as abrasive as Scrooge himself. But from this pile of rubbish, which should be completed by no later than Wednesday, I should be able to pull out all of my inevitable chapters and begin fleshing out the major storyline. By Friday of this week, I hope …