Should you write a novel in 30 days?

This week I performed the first ever read through of my prequel novel. And, let’s just say there are some great scenes in the novel and some not so great scenes. Unfortunately, there are a lot of the not so great variety. This realisation leads me to pose an important question. Should you write a novel in 30 days? Or, in my case three days of outlining and eighteen days of writing.

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How to Find Time to Write a Novel: 8 Tried and Tested Tips

So, you have a great idea for a novel but you’re struggling to find time to write. You have Work, children, family things, social commitments all vying for your attention but, you still haven’t found the time to write that novel. Months have rolled by and you haven’t started working on your story idea. Have you ever wondered how other writers and authors find time to write?

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What brings you here, today?

What brings you here, today?

Introducing… James Lalonde

James Lalonde is a bit of a cliche.
Imagine a french accent with a hint of arrogance,
a dash of sarcasm, and a strong personality.


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About the Author



I’m Amelia Hay. I write under the pen name A D Hay.


I’m the author of the soon to be published, James Lalonde Thriller Novels and I’m the coach for aspiring authors.


I help aspiring authors just like you, to write, brand and market their books, so they can create their dream business, build their author platform, and be creatively independent.

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