Monthly Archives: October 2015

STARTING WITH CHARACTERS

Continuing to put together my outline for Bella Lucky and the Monsters of Methone for next month’s—no, next week’s (yikes!)—start to NaNoWriMo, it’s time to focus in on the characters. I also want to continue along the short, bad book … Continue reading

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ASKING QUESTIONS OF MY OUTLINE

Looking back at my outline for Bella Lucky and the Monsters of Methone, and having thought through the log line at least, it’s time to start layering some flesh on the bones of that extremely skeletal outline. Especially this early … Continue reading

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BELLA LUCKY AND THE LOG LINE OF NaNoWriMo

As I continue to work through my own process of outlining Bella Lucky and the Monsters of Methone, I know I need a log line—a one-sentence description of what this book is about—to focus my thinking as I get deeper … Continue reading

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OUTLINING WITH NOTE CARDS 4: THE OUTLINE ITSELF

If you haven’t been following along with this exercise in using note cards to plot/outline a novel, go back at least to here and catch up. This next step is what Holly Lisle recommended doing after I’ve got my note … Continue reading

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