Eighty-three percent of people want to write a novel.*
* Like 97 percent of statistics, this number is made up.
But perhaps you do want to write a novel. You’ve always loved to tell stories, and fantastic lands and tortured characters clamour in your head. You must set them free in the world for the good of all mankind.
Being the intelligent person you are, you do some research on how to write a novel and are promptly overwhelmed.
Amazon gives over 2000 results for “how to write a novel”, Google gives nearly 800 million. It’s probably not feasible to read all those before dinnertime.
But fear not, because I have the only advice you need to write the masterpiece that’s fermenting in your head and bubbling out your ears.Continue reading “The only advice you need to write your first novel”