I think early on in the history of this blog I talked about authors who mention having boxes and boxes of notes for one book they wrote. Just for one! (Or 7 in the case of J.K. Rowling.) And being amazed at how they could have so much. I never used to have so much as I do now on Woven and its universe’s other stories.
I’ve blogged about project binders and how I keep everything organized for my stories before. But I’m starting to realize that I may need to expand Woven‘s universe more. Which means I’ll have to expand the project binder. Again.
Currently, for all 21 (possibly 22) (possibly 23) (more like 25) stories set in the same universe, I have a 3″ 3-ring binder and a 1 1/2″ 3-ring binder holding all the plot notes, character sheets, story synopses and outlines, magic spells, histories, et al.
Expanding the universe even further will require more binders, more notebooks. (Which I have in abundance in boxes in the storage room.)
I used to be amazed to think of authors sorting through boxes and boxes of notes to write one book. Now I’m starting to see how it can grow to fill so much space.
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