NaNo Hangover Episode 3

Okay, so you’ve printed your newborn, placed it in a lovely binder, hugged it, read it through (completely) with magic purple pen in hand . . . and had the following response: a) Wow! I love this! b) Wow! This is terrible! c) No one will ever publish/read/enjoy this. I’m a hack. d) I should not have quit my day job. e) All of the above Loving, hating, smiling, laughing, cringing, crying and especially combinations thereof are all natural responses to your new work. Heck, they are even natural responses three drafts into your work. But do know this – every day you sit down to work on your manuscript you make it a little bit better. But, how to start? What next? As I’ve said, unfortunately I can’t work on my NaNo story yet due to a...