Are you ready for Prime Time? Notes on my 2015 3 Day Novel

As my rabid fans may recall, I completed my first full-length novel manuscript back in 2011 as part of the 3 Day Novel Contest. That manuscript ultimately turned into Ninjas of the 512: A Texas-Sized Satire, my first book.

I also wrote a nonfiction guide to writing a novel in 3 days called Confessions of a 3-Day Novelist: How to Write an Entire Book in Just 72 Hours, based on my experience, in order to help other would-be 3 Day Novelists find their writing groove.

So it’s now 2015, and guess what? I’m up for the challenge once more.

The 3 Day Novel Contest takes place from September 5 to 7 this year (it’s always over Labor Day Weekend), and I’m ready!

I’ve got a working title: Prime Time.

I’ve got a plot: A couple joins a reality TV show as part of a social experiment… in murder!

I’ve got an outline in Scrivener.

I’ve got a cover mock-up:

Prime Time

I’ve got a Pinterest board dedicated to characters and assorted inspirations.

And I’ve even set up an Inkshares project, so you can follow along with my progress as I write this story. As of today, you can pre-order a copy of the book – before it’s even written!

Want to learn more about Prime Time? Join me on Twitter @originaloflaura from September 5th to 7th as I toss out random one-liners as I write, share my struggles in meeting my daily word counts, and interact with my fellow 3 Day Novelists in real time.

Are you writing a novel this weekend?

Leave your Twitter name in the comments section so we can keep in touch during the contest, and be sure to tell me what your book’s going to be about!

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