Total Pageviews


Friday, October 8, 2010

getting ready for NaNoWriMo


  1. Wodehouse famously revised the ever-living daylights out of his works, hanging the pages on his walls. With every revision, he would move the page a little higher. When all the pages were above the chair-rail, he was satisfied (or so I've heard the story.)

    In short: don't even try to compare his finished products to your starting ones. In fact, I tried a Wodehouse-like voice for one of my characters in my very first NaNo, like a Bertie Wooster, but even less bright, if you can imagine that. It was not a great success, but I've learned much about writing and revision since then (and learned not to worry about it and use my own voice.)

    No Plot No Problem is a good book. I'm due to re-read my copy just to psyche myself up even more, if that's humanly possible.

  2. Thanks for the insight! He sure got amazing results. I wonder how Terry Pratchett does it?


Let me know if capcha comes back. Thanks for commenting.


Blog Archive