The Book Mechanic
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The Book Mechanic

August Birch

Jun 6, 2019

6 min read

What Happens When You Write Your Premise Before the Manuscript

How learning to write a great premise will help you write faster (and finish)

When I started writing fiction I did just that — start. I had a bland idea in my head, sat at my desk, and went for it. The bird-cage-liner result on the other end was a good indication my sit and write method would not benefit me into the future. There had to be another way to…