Every novel is created in a unique way. Even when an author approaches a new novel in the same way -- plots
extensively, plots loosely or doesn't plot at all -- that actual art of creation is different. It has to be. Each novel is itself different from any other one. Or it should be. If an author is simply repeating the same novel over and over, then perhaps it's time for that person to retire.
But where does a novel come from? What well do ideas spring from and how do… Continue