I wrote a novel-length fanfic over the course of about 3 months. How did I do it? Can I employ the same strategies and tactics as I Write the Damn Thing?
I have a deadline for when I want my first draft of the Damn Thing to be finished.
When you Write the Damn Thing, the only way out of perfectionism is to get to the root of your problem.
Why is it so hard to write the present tense well? It has to do with poetry. No, really.
When you Write the Damn Thing, an outline can help when you're working with an unfamiliar structure. In my case, that structure borrows from kishoutenketsu.
Pixar has released a group of short lessons called "Pixar in a Box" that offers The Art of Storytelling, right now, for free. Watch it! Watch it now!
After a short break due to a death in the family, I'm back to writing the damn thing.
It's OK for wolves to be brown. I promise.
Sorry for the wait. I was too busy Writing the Damn Thing to blog for a few days.
The importance of a day of rest even when you've got a huge project like writing a novel ahead of you.