How to Craft a Writing Plan + a Downloadable Worksheet | Called to Write
While you might think you don't need a writing plan, you'd be surprised how many writers I work with who get partway into their process and realize they don't know what they're doing and get lost. This tends to lead to a lot of painful self-berating and self-doubt. But why? Many of us come to writing without training, and even if we're trained in the craft, we aren't necessarily trained in the practice of writing. This will help. Mapping out a step-by-step plan can eliminate a lot of headaches. Not all of them. There are always surprises. We also want to leave lots of room for the Muse to inspire and guide us -- and there are unexpected challenges along the road. So this isn't about getting locked into a rigid framework and then getting frustrated when things don't go according to plan. Instead it's about getting clear on what we're working on and how and when we're doing it, so we can find the thread again when we get lost in Daedalus' Labyrinth. One of the things we'll be doing for