12 Days of Christmas - Day 4 - Top 10 Ways to Get Your Writing Going!
1. Develop your characters. The best you know them, the easier it becomes to write how they will react to certain situations. That is the number 1 reason why I enjoy character interviews so much. It helps me getting to know them! Just do a Q&A between you and your character and you will see what happens.
2. Write a general outline and then, don't be afraid of not following it. *Laughs* There are times when the story will take you in a new direction, just go with it.
3. No editing until the first draft is done. I could write an entire top 10 reasons why you should not edit while working on the first draft, but for now, let's just say that it will consume all of your time and it will interrupt of flow of ideas.