Lucy and Robin talk about their experiences with National Novel Writing Month, and their goals for this year.

Click here to see the cover for Robin's upcoming graphic novel, No One Returns from the Enchanted Forest...and be sure to add it on Goodreads!

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Our goal is simple: finish a novel (each) in 2020. The road to publication is bumpy; come ride it with us!

Lucy and Robin tackle their writing hurdles, and try to help each other overcome them.

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Our goal is simple: finish a novel (each) in 2020. The road to publication is bumpy; come ride it with us!

Lucy and Robin talk about juggling multiple projects, both personally and professionally.

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Our goal is simple: finish a novel (each) in 2020. The road to publication is bumpy; come ride it with us!

Lucy and Robin talk about the difference between plot- and character-driven stories, and the importance (or not) of carefully picking the spot where your story begins.

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Our goal is simple: finish a novel (each) in 2020. The road to publication is bumpy; come ride it with us!

Lucy and Robin talk about the joys and challenges of writing serialized stories, whether they're webcomics, fanfiction, or more traditional works.

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Our goal is simple: finish a novel (each) in 2020. The road to publication is bumpy; come ride it with us!

Lucy and Robin talk about that necessary evil: the crappy first draft (among other things).

 

Here's a link to Anne Lamott's Bird by Bird, which Lucy mentioned in this episode: https://www.powells.com/book/bird-by-bird-9780385480017

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Our goal is simple: finish a novel (each) in 2020. The road to publication is bumpy; come ride it with us!

Lucy and Robin talk about finding inspiration and the techniques we use to get ourselves into the writing mode. 

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Our goal is simple: finish a novel (each) in 2020. The road to publication is bumpy; come ride it with us!

Lucy and Robin talk about outlining, write-ins, and adjusting to writing in isolation. This was recording in May, so...it was a different world, basically.

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Our goal is simple: finish a novel (each) in 2020. The road to publication is bumpy; come ride it with us!

Lucy and Robin talk about pre-writing, "composting" ideas, and deciding on perspectives.

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Our goal is simple: finish a novel (each) in 2020. The road to publication is bumpy; come ride it with us!

Meet Lucy and Robin, long-time friends and writing buddies. Our goal is simple: finish a novel (each) in 2020. Neither of us are strangers to the publishing world⁠—Robin is a children's book and graphic novel illustrator, and Lucy has a degree in book publishing with some credits as an editor⁠—but we're both [as-yet] unpublished novelists. The road to publication is bumpy; come ride it with us!

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