Get ready. You're about to fall in love all over again. You're sailing into uncharted seas. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll change your life forever.
If only you could decide what to write about next.
Choice is exciting! Choice is overwhelming! I want this next book to be my best one yet. (No pressure, no pressure.) So how will I ever decide?
Sometimes a voice enters your head. (Presto! There's your next character!)
But usually it doesn't.
I sat at my desk and stared at the blank page. (Hello, Muse? Are you there? It's me, Jane.)
While I waited, I came up with these guidelines.