Check out this helpful post from Allison Maruska on the pitfalls writers face while drafting.
Welcome to Part 2 of our blog mini-series on where writers get stuck, based on this poll I took on Twitter.
However, there are “specific to drafting” issues as well, and seeing as they came out on top in the poll, many writers struggle with them. Let’s visit a couple of culprits that cause us to get stuck in the drafting stage, or when we turn our plan into a narrative, complete with sentences, paragraphs, and hopefully, a good story.
Culprit 1: The writer doesn’t love the idea enough to stick with it.
In his aptly titled How to Write a Novel, Nathan Bransford says this:
Avarice is what motivates people to write in…
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