Day 3 of NaNoWriMo, and my word count is where it should have been yesterday morning.
I didn’t plan well enough. I have a very basic outline: A to B to C, etc. I’m trying to segue into B right now, but I’ve written myself into a corner.
Should I tell the story from multiple points of view?
Or should I stay focused on my heroine and hope for the best?
The problem is, she’s basically a bystander that gets thrown into the story. But to set the story up will take more than she could possibly know during A. So, do I keep the reader in the dark and hope they don’t get bored, or do I make her a Mary Sue who can figure out what’s going on and/or magically get all of the players to confide in her? Or do I need to simply bounce around to different characters, major and minor, to paint the bigger picture?
Yep. Need more planning.