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The Process: How I Write A Novel (Part 3)

Six weeks have passed since I started the first draft of the third book of the Dawn Saga, and things are progressing quite well. I'm currently at around 70,000 words, nearing the end of the "conflict" phase of writing. (To see how the first 30,000 went, as well as an explanation for how word counts … Continue reading The Process: How I Write A Novel (Part 3)

The Process: How I Write A Novel (Part 2)

So, it's been a little over two weeks since I finished my outline and I'm 30,000 words into the first draft. (If you missed the first installment, where I detailed the outlining process, you can read it here.) This is when the real fun begins. Oh, wait. Perhaps I should mention I usually struggle on … Continue reading The Process: How I Write A Novel (Part 2)

The Process: How I Write A Novel (Part 1)

Writing a novel is simultaneously one of the most simple and most complex things I've ever done in my life. If you look around on the Internet, you'll get lots of different opinions on how to go about doing it. Most revolve around the maxim, "Write every day." Solid advice. The only way to write … Continue reading The Process: How I Write A Novel (Part 1)