sticky-boarding, part 2

So, I’ve been working on my sticky-boarding method to work out the overall structure and time frame for my novel. The big display board identifies each chapter, with highlights from two to three scenes jotted down for each one. You know: herrings, emotional revelations, intro to players, etc. The next level is my scene. For […]


I’ve spent the past three months settling in to my own style of writing a novel (first draft, mind you). So far it’s working. At least, so far I’m enjoying it. I’m a plotter by nature. Overly analytical. Obsessive about the details. I’ve tried making my own timelines. Notecard plotting (Holly Lisle). Phase Drafting (Lazette […]