Summer is officially here, and it's the perfect time to start writing a novel. There's no school and plenty of sunshine — which means it's the perfect season to focus on a new project. What could be more thrilling than buckling down and writing that book you've always been dreaming about?
During most of the year, I fantasize about having the time and space to work on my own writing projects. Even if you're not in school, there's something about summer that just makes everything seem more possible. I don't know if it's the same for you, but I always get a burst of energy when the weather gets hot and the days get long. At the beginning of the summer, it feels like anything and everything is possible.
So, with the whole summer ahead of you, it's time to finally write that novel. Open up a brand spankin' new Word file, pour yourself your favorite summer drink, and let your imagination run wild. This summer, there are no limits—just see where your mind takes you.
The hardest part of writing a novel is getting started. So, here are 21 prompts to give you a little push and get your pen moving. You'll be churning out that novel in no time.