Getting Your Scenes in Order

Posted On Oct 30 2013 by

We’ve got one day until the kick-off on NaNoWriMo. You’ll know by now whether or not you’ll be ready to participate. You’ve created your characters and all their various goals. Created story beats to align with your Moral Premise–at least three for each goal. And, hopefully, you’ve got a stack of 3×5 cards–or an electronic equivalent–with each story beat coded and ready for arrangement. Like I said, this next step, the arranging of scenes, can easily take a month of fiddling. That’s why I say don’t be concerned if you’re not ready to write 50k words next month. You’re a …