Writing Tip: Using Placeholders To Fast Draft Your Novel

Writing Tip: Using Placeholders To Fast Draft Your Novel

Writers! I recently started using placeholders when typing out the first draft of my novel and the number of words I'm able to write in a writing session has dramatically increased. In the past, I could usually pump out around 800 words an hour. Now, with a combination of writing sprints and placeholders, I'm about to pump out 2,000 words an hour! 

What are placeholders? They're used to hold the place of something that you can come back and add in later.

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