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Andrea Cerasoni

Fantasy Sunday: Learn To Write A Novel ✒ī¸

Published 4 months ago â€ĸ 1 min read

Issue #4
March 10th, 2024

Hi all,

This week has been a productive one!

I've finally come around to writing one of the most challenging but satisfying blog posts I had planned.

In How To Write A Fantasy Novel, I give a step-by-step approach to starting your own novel, reflecting on what I did wrong in my past attempts, and what I'm doing differently now.

I wrote it as a way to clarify in my head how a novel can be written, and to reassure myself that in fact, it's not impossible. I also reflect on why my previous attempts have failed, which has been an eye-opening experience since I hadn't done that yet.

The article lays out one possible approach but also acknowledges that there is no one way to write a book, and the journey looks different for everyone. Don't let any writing guides, frameworks, or models stop you from writing the story you want to write.

And if you struggle with perfectionism, and find it comes in the way of writing, in this article I'll show you how to turn it into a friend.


📖 Novels

A Wizard's Hunt 🏹

Progress: 16%

This week, writing the blog article has taken priority over A Wizard's Hunt. Next week, I plan to write a mini-article (500 words or below), which should give me time to get the novella past the 20% mark.


🗞ī¸ Blog

Website Officially Launched 🎉

A step-by-step guide on writing a Fantasy novel.


✒ī¸ Writer's Circle

Our community of writers where you can find critique partners and early readers, and join us during live events like Nanowrimo.

Our discord community, Writer's Circle, is currently being built out. Look out for updates on future Newsletter issues!


💡 Life Hacks

Get Outside Your Comfort Zone

This is a pretty basic one but get outside of your comfort zone where you can.

I've been training bodyweight movements at the gym for the past 4 years, and have recently taken up CrossFit lessons.

It's similar to the way I've been working out to date but different enough to be outside of my comfort zone.

You don't need to take on too much all at once. But trying something new might open doors you didn't know existed.

Andrea Cerasoni

Fantasy Author

I'm Andrea, a Software Engineer and aspiring Fantasy Author. In my newsletter, Fantasy Sunday, you can expect free resources on writing Fantasy fiction based on my experience and the most reputable online sources. I also share updates on my novels and valuable life hacks!

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