NaNoWriMo Prep: The Anatomy Of A Novel Part II

Welcome to the second part of our NaNoWriMo series: The Anatomy of A Novel!

Last time, on this blog, I mentioned that the next step would be to create some characters to play around in our idea and make a story go.

But we’re not ready to do that yet. Before we can get to a character and who he or she is, we need to figure out a little about the world they live in. Culture, technology, religion, politics, sports teams (especially sports teams. If you are an LA Kings fan, you may stop reading this blog now.), can dictate a lot about who we are and how we make our decisions.  That informs our characters.  Continue reading