Force my characters into submission
This option doesn't seem to work to well. They think they have a right to their opinion. Really? Because I created you. Your opinions are mine. Unfortunately I don't win this argument very often. When I try to force my will upon them I end up sitting at the computer and watching the cursor blink. I've been known to be a little stubborn. Okay I've been called the most stubborn... We will leave the rest of that sentence unfinished thank you very much. On to my next option.
So as I was saying I have a hard time getting through the first 10-15k Once I get there the words just seem to flow. I had an epiphany the other day. I finally reached the hump mark and lept over it and before I knew it I was past 20k...cruising right into 30k and if I could just type faster I'd be at 50k easily by now. My epiphany was....
When I let them hog tie me into submission and write it their way everyone wins :) My next novel is now nearing completion. Hmm and I'm kinda liking the restraints. Just saying.