6/4/19 Word Count: 2278
I did something different today. I’m sure I’m like many writers in that I have a full-time day job that I have to balance with my writing goals. I started a mini-journal on my phone for my brainstorming notes for my book. During my short breaks at work, I started outlining the chapters I thought I would be working on last night. Not step by step detail. Just the main stuff.
What is the goal of the chapter? What information does the reader gain from reading it? What key points need to be made and from which character’s POV? Is there any imagery I want to use? When I imagine the scene, is there anything original that I’ve not created yet that I’ll need ready to go (example: a character, a magical item, a historical reference, and so forth).
I managed to outline a couple of chapters and had my notes ready to go when I got home. It did seem to help.
Tonight’s chapter was mostly dialogue. For some reason,
My MC (
Dialogue is such a good character reveal. Sometimes it reveals things you didn’t even know were there.
6/4/19 Muse Magic:
Not as much inspiration tonight as last night. Then again, a good bit of things