Reaching the Mountain of My First Draft

The journey of the novel continues. There is a kind of poetry to it, and a journey.

Gumboootspearlz

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Using my plan and outline as a map and continuing to read books that inspire me when I become stuck, I am nearly half way through the second chapter of my first draft.

I am looking down the pathway of writing my way to the mountain of my completed first draft.

I am following the plan, but letting the characters help me construct them as I write them.  I look forward to seeing you at the other end of the first draft.

I was delighted to write two and a half chapters today.

At this point I am trying not to censor each sentence and perfect it but rather get the character and my  plot and scenes down cleanly and then I will work on other aspects in my second draft.

With this draft I am determined to get my structural plot, pacing and introduction of characters very clear.

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