Lately, I’ve been overwhelmed with life, so I haven’t written as much, but I still write and I have managed a technique that helps me write fast and when I go away from the writing for a second (or a while I can come back and start where I left off).
My first response was:
One word as a time.
We tend to get overwhelmed by word count, but really it’s just initially getting into the feel of writing and making sure you stay consistent with the task. If you overthink anything you end up thinking yourself out of doing everything.
I then responded with the technique:
I write on paragraph at the beginning of the story. Four sentences and then start chapter one underneath that paragraph. From those 4 sentences, I’m able to construct a beginning, middle, a crap hits the fan moment and the partial solution to the problem I’ve created. Even if go away from the story I can come back and pick it back up anytime.
The writer then responded with: