Writing a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
This is a great explanation of the Snowflake Method. Changing approaches might help un-stick stuck writers.
There are several versions of the Snowflake Method to writing a novel. My personal favorite is Randy Ingermanson’s version on his website, AdvancedFictionWriting.com. I strongly suggest reading Ingermanson’s page on the Snowflake Method if you are about to put it into practice. I based my version largely on Ingermanson’s, but being a visual learner and thinker, I tried to make it more of a visual illustration. I also use medium sized, color-coded note cards for step 9, again, because I am more visual and like to play with colored paper and pens.
It is important that you look at a few different versions of the Snowflake Method and select the one that feels right to you. You can also tweak any version to fit your personal preference. I was in a kind of rut, block, whatever you want to call it, and this method really gave me the…
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