This Preptober season, give yourself the treat of NaNoWriMo confidence with The Ultimate Preptober Checklist, your guide to researching and plotting and organizing your next novel.
There’s nothing worse than finishing your first novel and finding out from your beta readers that the entire plot is predictable AF. It almost feels like there’s no coming back from that. Like, the amount of work it would take to recreate your plot into a sensational piece of work would be an unbearable misery you couldn’t possibly endure.
Use these brainstorming tactics to ensure that whichever story concept you decide to dedicate time to is fully capable of fulfilling its mission of becoming a finalized novel.
Read the seven rookie mistakes I found – and sometimes continue to discover – myself stumbling into time and again and my best advice on how to avoid them.