Today’s writing quote comes from Nic Alderton… (Check out his blog here)
How To Write a Novel
1. Think up a story
2. Using about 80,000 words, write the story down
Pitfalls that Get in the Way of Writing A Novel
1. Not thinking up a story
2. Not writing down the story
3. Writing down most, but not all, of the story
4. Pissing about on the Internet
If you liked this, be sure to check out Nic’s tips on How To Write A Great Novel!
This quote was suggested to me by children’s writer Monica Gudlewski. You can find her story, “Mr. Ollie Odenhofer” in Spider Magazine, which is the sister magazine to Cricket. She also has a wee poem coming out in HighFive Magazine. In addition, she’s currently plotting her first novel.
You can find Monica on Twitter using the handle @mgski_