Tag: planning

Oct 21

Don’t Panic!

Some of you will have ideas by now and some of you won’t. But panic knows no bounds. Just because you have an idea doesn’t mean you haven’t chewed your fingernails to the cuticle and worn a line in your office carpet walking back and forth trying to convince yourself your idea isn’t a worthless …

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Oct 10

NaNo planno

So I have an idea for NaNoWriMo. It’s something I thought about starting a few months ago but didn’t want to indulge in yet another story when I should be finishing the others I’ve already started (see Finish What You Started). But NaNo states the story you write must be new, so I haven’t really …

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Feb 06

Researching the real world

I like to use a little bit of the real world in my novels every now and again. Not only does it give my stories a little bit of authenticity, it also allows me to plan in a way that’s almost impossible using only my mind. For example if I’m planning a scene where someone …

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