COVID-19 caused major disruptions in almost everyone’s life in 2020. While I don’t want to diminish the seriousness of the pandemic and its consequences, I’ve found at least one silver lining: more time to work on my writing.
Back in the early days of my Quest for Publication, I was equipped with naught but a trusty Pilot pen, a five-subject Mead notebook, and a plethora of ideas. Eventually, I upgraded to a keyboard and computer.
Synopses are the bane of a writer’s existence. Elevator pitch, logline, plot summary—whatever you call it, boiling down hundreds of pages to a handful of sentences is tantamount to torture for most novelists.