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Guest post by Sheryl Scarborough
I just finished the first draft of a new novel… my third.
I wrote it fast, with a vengeance.
280 pages, 63k words, 10 weeks. BAM!
That’s Wham, bam, thank you ma’am speed. Finishing this novel so quickly has restored my writer power. I’m excited and enthused, ready to roll up my sleeves and settle in for the revision stage. But looking back I’m a little amazed at my accomplishment. So, before my process becomes a hazy memory I want to document it and understand it, so I can do again. (And again… and… well, you get the idea.)
But before I get into my process, let’s take a look at how the Big Dog (and even some little dog) authors muscle through their drafts. You’ll find this interesting.
… would begin his writing day in the early…
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