Imagining Your Novel Writing Journey as a Road Trip: What Would Your Road Trip Look Like? #AmWriting @BeautySwot

Lucy Mitchell

I was chatting with my author friend, Bettina Hunt, on our Friday Facetime with G&T’s, about writing novels. We started off comparing our different novel writing processes and then after a few more glugs of our G&T’s we came up with this superb analogy about writing a novel. We likened it to going on a long car journey or even better a road trip.

After more glugs of our G&T’s this post took shape and by the end of the call we were squealing with writing fuelled delight (nothing to do with our G&T’s obvs). Once our call ended I raced downstairs and created this post.

Here’s how to do this exercise:

  • Think of your car as your draft novel.
  • Your road trip ends once your draft novel is completed.
  • How your road trip goes depends on your writing process.
  • As with any road trip you run the risk…

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