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Commentary: Write your novel in 30 days – a 10 step guide (Part 1)

Today I came across a blog post by Garda Parker called Write your novel in 30 days – a 10 step guide. While I agree with some advice here, a lot of it is not useful. In this article, I’ll be looking at the concept and the first five points. In the one that follows I’ll look at points 6 to 10.

For those who don’t want to click that link and read the post, the ten steps are summarised as follows:

1. Know the kind of book you want to write (know your genre)

2. Know your lead character(s)

3. Keep a project notebook

4. Plunge in! (open with a strong scene)

5. Write a set number of pages daily

Continue reading Commentary: Write your novel in 30 days – a 10 step guide (Part 1)

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