Excellent post that I agree with. She does a great job and I look forward to her upcoming book.
My new novel “Kept” will be coming Feb 2018 and I know there are readers who like to see how a novel process is worked out. Here are my “behind the scene’s” notes.
I am a pantser, so I write as I go. I generally do not have outlines or plots, or even characters worked out. However, for this novel, being a Sci-Fi, I had a much harder time just “going with the flow”, so I did some set up to get my mind focused. Below are my notes as I was preparing to write the book, and some add-ins during.
My original Idea set to paper
As you can see, “figuring out” the how’s, what’s and why’s of it all.
Part 2 of plotting.
Creating the characters. I already had the three main people in mind. Finnegan, Helen, and Montana.
The rest came as I wrote them into…
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