You have to start before you can finish… and finish before you rewrite.

A common problem with beginning writers is constantly returning to the first three or four chapter and reworking them. This is often an issue with not knowing the entire plot or then end of the book. So, the author returns to the safety of the beginning of the book because that’s where the original inspiration came from.

Starting a novel without knowing the end often results in walking around the block wondering what the next part of the story is.

It is always a good idea to know the beginning middle and end of your story and then write it al.

The amazing thing that happens while writing, then the real book slowly materializes. But how can you know what your book is really about if you keep retreating back to where it isn’t’

Writing the first daft is a requirement to let the real book out into the open.

The 3by3 Writing Method is a plan to plot, write and finish several drafts of a book, producing two pages a day and finishing a draft every six months.

But you can’t go back to that safe place. You have to continue until you finish that draft.

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About 3by3 writing method

The author of 12 books, half of them textbooks, two novels and three self help. has struggled with his challenges of completion, distractions, plotting and writers block. Finally after getting stopped I stopped and analyzed what was going on and spent a lot of introspection, research and reading trying to locate the source of these issues. The result of was the 3by3 writing method - a three step program to start and then continue the process of completing a story all the way to publication.
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