NaNoPlanMo – Day 5

A Look at the Snowflake Method – Part 4 of 4

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Here is the fourth installment of the ten steps to writing a novel using the Snowflake Method. Steps one through eight were posted previously. Here now are steps nine and ten.

Step Nine: Narrative Description. Using the plot you developed previously, with the critical scenes in place, write a narrative that includes specific details and key moments. You may wish to include some snippets of dialogue as well.

Step Ten:  Write Your First Draft. Integrating all of the work from steps one through nine, write your first draft. Write with confidence, because you’ve laid a great foundation.

In all fairness, this step can’t really be done until November First, or very late on October 31st, but you have the first nine steps. It only makes sense that you’re ready for the tenth.

This really sounds like a great plan to me. I’m game to give it a try. How about you?

(If you are going to give this a try, I urge you to consult the resource listed below. My descriptions of the steps are very abbreviated.)


You can find more detailed instructions at the following web address:
Advanced Fiction Writing by Randy Ingermanson.

For the most part, this blog is about reading and writing m/m romances, but there are a few personal reflections, some writerly information, and a bit of writing practice. Thank you for stopping by.

Posted in NaNoPlanMo, NaNoWriMo, NaNoWriMo 2018, Snowflake Method, The Secret, writing

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