Prep-tober Week Two: Pick a Story Idea

Prep-tober Week Two: Pick a Story Idea

Setting on a story idea can be one of the most challenging tasks for a writer. You want to walk away with a novel that not only entices, motivates, and inspires you, but also touches the hearts of your readers and leaves them begging for more. If you've managed to tame one of your plot bunnies, I'm so happy for you! Congratulations! Pat yourself on the back!

If not, I want to give you three quick tips:

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Prep-tober Week One: Get Organized

Prep-tober Week One: Get Organized

You. Will. Write. Fifty. Thousand. Words. In. Thirty. Days. How do I know? Because you're going to use this month, October, to prep your novel. When November 1st arrives, you won't be worrying about your story idea, your genre, creating character profiles, making a story outline, building your world, or setting up your writing space. 

And I'm going to help you along the way. Every Sunday of this month, you will get a new tip to help you prep your novel for Nanowrimo.

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Story Bible 101

Story Bible 101

Maybe you're reading the title and asking, "What the heck is a Story Bible?!" A Story Bible, my friends, is a compilation of all the important details and facts in your story. It makes it easier for you to locate characters and their backgrounds, setting details, and everything else you need to know. What you include, and how detailed you make it, is up to you, making it perfect for either a pantser or plotter.

How do you create one?

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