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Preparing for the Long Siege of a Novel

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In this episode of Write Pack Radio, the Write Pack explores the marathon known as writing a novel.

How do writers prepare for the long time of writing and rewriting and editing of a novel?

Do you break it out in stages or is it just a marathon run?

How do writers start before even writing a word?

Is it different between a plotter and a pantser and a hybrid?

What is the most important question to writing a novel?

Where do you start the novel?

What do you do if you have a “shiny new idea” come up while you are writing a novel?

What keeps you going?

Does it ever get easier?

Can a writing partner help?

What keeps you immersed in your novel world?

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