Tuesday, December 5, 2017

[Link] How to Write your Book Fast

by Clara Ryanne Heart

Does this sound familiar at all? You get a great idea for a book. But between the rest of your responsibilities and taking care of any spontaneous problems that might arise, your great idea ends up taking longer to finish than you wanted. You pound away at the keyboard for what feels like forever, only to see a dismally small gain in word count at the end of the day. Between research, marketing, engaging, and planning, the day simply slips away from you. Then the week. Before you know it, a month has gone by and you're still not as far along with your book as you want to be. You want to be able to write your book fast, but you just can't seem to get there.

Here are a few things you can do to help speed up the process, make the most out of the writing time you have, and write your book fast.

Have a basic plan in place.

There is nothing more frustrating than staring at a blank screen, knowing you have a great idea for a story, but unable to figure out where to start. Having at least a simple plan can help with this. Even if all you do is list out four or five major plot points, those plot points can be used as a roadmap to help guide you to where you want to go. For many of us, myself included, trying to plot out the entire book can be daunting — especially for those of us who like the book to unfold as we write. Detailed outlines can sometimes feel as though they suck the creative process dry. Use only as many plot points as you need.

Read the full article: http://theinvisibleauthor.com/2017/01/19/how-to-write-your-book-fast/