That ought to do it , she thought. The reader is left to figure out what’s going on, which is more engaging for a story. There is tension, and even a bit of character development. The original version of Sally’s story tells me a few specific but isolated details — for instance, the color of the stranger’s shirt. But is that detail important? (It’s not.) Without coming right out and saying “Sally was attracted to the man,” the revision shows a series of different details (Sally notices the shirt, then wonders what it feels like) that come together to form a pattern– but the author does not come right out and announce what the pattern means.
Gather inspiration from other novels or from media, past experiences, stories you've heard, or things that fascinate you. Carry a small notebook with you at all times and write down any words, sentences, or descriptions that come to mind. Have an idea of what genre you'd like your novel to be. Envision where your story will take place, as well as what the characters who will populate your novel will be like. Think of a central conflict and branch out your story from that issue. Make an outline and conduct any necessary research. Establish a writing routine that you can stick to on a regular basis, and create your first draft. Self-edit, share your work with a few others, and revise your draft until you feel satisfied with what you've created!
The conspirators' principal aim was to kill King James, but many other important targets would also be present at the State Opening, including the monarch's nearest relatives and members of the Privy Council . The senior judges of the English legal system, most of the Protestant aristocracy, and the bishops of the Church of England would all have attended in their capacity as members of the House of Lords, along with the members of the House of Commons .  Another important objective was the kidnapping of the King's daughter, third in the line of succession, Princess Elizabeth. Housed at Coombe Abbey near Coventry , the Princess lived only ten miles north of Warwick—convenient for the plotters, most of whom lived in the Midlands . Once the King and his Parliament were dead, the plotters intended to install Elizabeth on the English throne as a titular Queen. The fate of Princes Henry and Charles would be improvised; their role in state ceremonies was, as yet, uncertain. The plotters planned to use Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland , as Elizabeth's Protector, but most likely never informed him of this.