The author of the The Queen of the Night talks about being possessed by a woman who never lived and how writing fiction is all about bringing to life the thing you see that nobody else can
…there was one piece of equipment that made it all possible: a SONY tape player that kept them in operation as if they were 24-hour newsroom. The machine would play ten cassettes one after the other.
Have you tried to write a novel and found yourself paralyzed by the task? Are you unmotivated, or aimless in your literary pursuit? In this class, we’ll go over some of the basic steps, approaches, and methods for the beginning of novels and their drafting, how to organize your life differently, approaches to plotting and structure, how to work with an outline, and how to know when to drop your outline.