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alexandra-lopez asked: I began writing a novel six months ago. As I wrote, I began to feel that my writing became routine. So far I have written 51,571 words and the format I laid out for it would make it spread to 75,000+ words. But I’m no longer in touch with the story like I used to be. Is this because I’ve been taking too long to write it or is it a sign that I should stop writing it? Because I’m not sure anymore.

It’s probably just a sign that you’re about 2/3 of the way through the book, and having that drop off that happens around then. As I explained in my NaNoWriMo pep talk… Read the rest of this entry »

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