For Emotion- and Character-Based Writers: How to Get to the Plot?
For a very long time, when someone asked me what my novel was about, I became really anxious. It didn’t matter if I had two-hundred or twenty-thousand words written; every time someone asked me what my work was “about,” I froze. Here’s the thing: I’m an emotion- and character-based writer. That means that when I get an idea for a story or a novel, I start with a feeling. Maybe that feeling takes the form of an invasive species of beetle (like my current WIP) or maybe it takes