T.H. Mafi, a guest poster on Nathan Bransford’s blog, wrote about The Nine Stages of Dating a Novel. OMGoodness, it’s so true. Particularly the lust and infidelity stages fit me, but they’re all there.
As I’m sure you’ve already figure out, I love starting new stories! It’s such a great hopeful feeling. This could be the one! But then it gets hard and I slow down. But I’m being good right now. I’m planning out my Nano and writing short stories in the meantime. And my goal this year is not only to reach the word count but to FINISH the story. I’m looking to have a complete first draft by December 1st.