4 Things I Work On When I Start a Novel

Are you starting your novel? Wondering where to begin?

Check in with my pal, René Penn, for a reality check on how to tackle that beast. Having a defined process is such a blessing. So take the load off and let your creativity fly.

Write on!

René Penn

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As I begin writing my next book, I thought it might be cool to share how I start the process. Also, I’d love to hear what steps YOU take when you start a new manuscript.

But enough about you. Back to me…

Screen Shot 2019-04-18 at 1.26.22 PM.png What was I thinking about? Oh yes, world domination.

With every new writing project, I’ve been fine-tuning my approach. I’ve got an attack plan now, and the list below is it.

Disclaimer: I’m no expert on writing a book and haven’t been published. Here, I’m sharing what I learn and struggle with as I work toward the goal of improving my craft and getting published.

There’s a bit of bad news with this list, though. I still struggle. It’s coming a bit easier. But there are things I’m working on that will, hopefully, make my manuscripts better.

1. GMC

Goal-Motivation-Conflict, or GMC for short. When I learned this…

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