Adventures in Writing a Novel

A Writer’s Life as told by Chandler Bing #writing #amwriting #author #romance #fantasy #paranormal

Nearly a year ago, I wrote a post called A Writer’s Life as told by Joey Tribbiani from the hit TV show Friends. About nine months later, I did another one called A Writer’s Life as told by Ross Geller. Not only am I a super fan, but so is my sister and she has requested that I do another one for Chandler.

Of course, I couldn’t say no, so . . .

When you think of a new book idea, but you’re in a public place . . .

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When you think of a new plot twist that will stun your readers . . .

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When you realize that your clever new plot twist will change the whole plot line . . .

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When you struggle with writing sex scenes . . .

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And you finally finish what you believe is a masterpiece . . .

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When your spouse says you can leave the house and write for the whole day . . .

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When you pretend that you are in control of your characters . . .

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But then they do something you hadn’t planned on . . .

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When your hero reveals himself to be the stud you had first imagined him to be . . .

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When you are finally editing your first draft . . .

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When you get up to write and then remember your writer’s block . . .

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When you stay up late to see if you can get past your writer’s block . . .

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When you try to justify stuffing your face instead of working through your writer’s block . . .

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When your spouse tries to use your computer . . .

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When you finish your final draft . . .

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When you want your beta readers to agree with you . . .

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When you are in submission limbo waiting to hear from an agent or publisher . . .

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When you keep getting rejections from agents and publishers . . .

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When your editor wants you to delete your favorite scene . . .

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When you finish your final edits and its ready for publication . . .

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When you get a creepy fan letter . . .

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When you get a bad review that is overly harsh or where the reviewer corrects you on facts . . .

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When people ask you if they can read your novel for free . . .

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