Writing Process Wednesdays, And More Novel Journal Results  

Context, Critical Thinking, Continuous Learning: Project Do Better

        I noticed that I felt rushed, back when I first began drafting this novel, partly because I’d been outlining and researching for months, and was getting tired of it, partly because people wanted to know why I’d not begun writing words after so long, and partly because it was November, and I wanted to join in again with NaNoWriMo.

   All three reasons were mistakes.

    So the lesson I have learned in looking back at this page of my Who By Fire novel journal is that cooperation is good, but cooperative writing of a novel, or even cooperative listening while writing one, is not so good, at least for me.


    Also, sequencing and ‘causing’ out ideas, aka plotting (what happens in what order for what reasons…) before beginning to draft is crucial for me, and also, word counts for scenes are…

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