Story and setting. When you let yourself daydream about your novel, what moments are already easy to imagine? What do they look like? What emotions are running high? Nothing is set in stone at this stage, so if some scenes are fuzzy or even contradictory, that’s okay. Just make sure you record as much juicy plot inspiration as you can.
Action Plan: Write these down with as many details as you can muster! You can also use this scene checklist to begin to flesh out the scene. Then ask yourself, how might you get from one to another? Jot down a couple more notes with ideas. As you work through the rest of this month, keep on updating this list with any new scenes that pop into your head.
Additional Reading: “8 ‘Moments’ You Absolutely Need to Deliver to Your Readers” from StoryFix