Writing from the Halfway Point of Your Novel


Have you ever started story and given up halfway through? Sadly, this is the common experience for many writers, especially when it comes to finishing a big project such as a novel.

There are many reasons to scrap a story after you’ve started writing. Maybe your premises wasn’t as interesting as you thought, or maybe your character lacked the motivation to make it to the finish line.

Here’s a simple way to bulletproof your writing process against this problem:

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Writing Exercise: Interview Your Protagonist

Few things are worse than a two dimensional protagonist, but creating multi-faceted characters isn’t easy. Building a strong backstory and compelling internal conflict takes more than time; it requires practice and discipline. Here’s a simple exercise to help you breathe life into characters when they feel less than convincing: Continue reading “Writing Exercise: Interview Your Protagonist”