• Author Insider,  Making Of

    First Novel Journey: My Prewriting Plan

    The plot, the world, and the characters for my first novel have been in my head for a while now. But before I dive in and start writing my first draft, I want to take some time to thoroughly develop a plan for such a large undertaking. So, as a newer writer, how am I going to approach this? Clear, Measurable, and Achievable Goals Personally, if I have something I want to achieve, I know I’m going to fail if I don’t get organized, plan, and set a number of clear, measurable, and achievable goals. I’ve decided to aim for a completed first draft by December 31, 2022. I’ll start…