Thats the real dilemma of book writing. Picking your second home. Of course writing is hard. Its gruelingly difficult. And then again, its not. Really, how hard is it to sit down and start typing? Not very. So why do we writers struggle so much with this act that, in some ways, defines who we are and what we do? Hard to write a novel: Well, many years ago I didnt consider it hard at all.
I was a pantser, meaning I started and then wrote through to the end without an outline, any plan of attack, just moving through the story with whatever came along that fit. Its not hard to write anything. Ever. What you have to do is gathergenerate How hard is it to write a novel? Update Cancel. ad by Grammarly. Write with confidence. Grammarly's free writing app makes sure everything you type is easy to read, effective, and mistakefree. Dont be discouraged that writing a novel is hard for you and not for others.
Unfortunately it is something that varies from one person Im not telling you to not write a book. Im telling you that if your reason Not hard to write a novel writing a book is one of these four reasons, you need to stop and really examine what it is you are trying to get, and then reevaluate what your actual goal is.
Because heres the thing about books: most people dont want to write a book. Its no secret writing a book is hard, but that doesnt mean its impossible or that you cant do it. The 3 Reasons You Cant Finish Writing Your Book However, there are also things many people fail to do that make finishing their books much more difficult.
62 thoughts on Why Fiction is So Hard to Write Sam says: March 4, 2011 at 10: 09 am Far from being a published author myself, I can tell you that from reading Charlottes work over the years, it does get easier. Maybe thats the wrong way of putting it. Im aiming for a book a year so not quite Enids standard but hey, we There are no hard and fast rules for getting from the first draft to bookstore shelf, but these tips will show you how to write a novel.
There are no hard and fast rules for getting from the first draft to bookstore shelf, but these tips will show you how to write a novel. Writing a novel is easy. Writing a good novel is hard. Thats just life. If it were easy, wed all be writing bestselling, prizewinning fiction. Check out my bestselling book, How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method. This book is a different kind of teaching tool.
It uses a story to SHOW you how to write a novel, rather than Writing A Novel Is Easy, But Writing A Publishable Novel Is Hard Writing a novel isnt hard. You throw words on a page, one atop another, until youve got a teetering Jenga tower of around 80, 000 of the damn things.