How to Write the First Draft of a Novel

Welcome to Twitter Treasure Thursday!

So, I know we all have our different methods of madness when it comes to writing. However, I think it’s always a good idea to read and listen to how others approach their creative trade, especially when it comes to first drafts.

Today’s gem addresses this topic. “How to Write the First Draft of a Novel“.  Thanks to  for sharing this link on Twitter, and to YA author, Melissa Gorzelanczyk, for sharing her views and excellent tips.


How do you write that first draft?

First, don’t panic, and if you do, knock that off fast so you can get to work.

For me, writing a novel is done in two parts: planning and writing.

Read the entire article here.

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5 thoughts on “How to Write the First Draft of a Novel

  1. Thanks for sharing this! It’s really helpful 🙂
    I haven’t been able to write much lately cause I have had to concentrate on a short story I had to write for school but now I’m putting it off. Stupid butterflies just won’t squash. How are you going?


    1. No problem. I’m glad it’s helpful!…I’m with you. Lots and lots of butterflies lately 😦 Hopefully after this weekend, I’ll be able to squash most of them and get back to work!


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