Mind the gap to decide what your next project will be once your big novel is finished.
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Nevada McPherson discovers she’s writing the noir as she explores what kind of novel she’s written and prepares to submit her new book to agents.
Author Nevada McPherson inspires with her call to be dedicated writers in this confusing never-before-lived age we are in right now.
What happens when ideas for writing the sequel won’t leave you alone as you edit the first novel? Uncover the pros and cons from one creative writer’s perspective. so you can finish what you’re working on now—while looking forward to the next shiny new project!
It’s the end of the summer and the rough draft phase in the development of my novel. It’s also the beginning of rewrites, revisions, and serious editing. And getting a bird’s eye view of the story.
Author and artist Nevada McPherson is facing novel revisions, including what to cut and what to keep and change to make sure the story has plenty of “cakes and pies.” Read on to uncover what she means.
Meaningful quotes, inspiration, encouragement and ideas come from the unlikeliest places. Having one in mind can make a difference in our ability to focus, to keep moving forward, and to face obstacles in our writing life and beyond.
All the talk about “the New Normal” and how things will never be the same again post-pandemic got me thinking about my novel-in-progress and how certain things in it would be different in today’s world. A writer’s creative process.
You’ll never know, unless you try. When you write it down, that scene you’re playing with, you may discover, as writer and artist Nevada McPherson did, a pivotal scene in your story.
Safety is a huge consideration right now in everyone’s daily lives. As storytellers, however, there is one place where we should never do the safest thing, and that’s in our writing.
The end of winter is nigh, and whether yours has been a winter of discontent or one of satisfaction and productivity, the spring represents a time of new beginnings, new goals, and new challenges.