Nanowrimo

Ways to Thrive as a Writer: Write When It’s All Wrong

That picture above is not low-hanging fruit.<p>That apple is on the top branch, the scariest one to access, the one that you need a ladder and steady …

Writing

How To Host A Write-In For NaNoWriMo

National Novel Writing Month is all about putting your head down and cranking out as many words as you can, but it can still be fun to make it a …

Authors

11 books to read for National Novel Writing Month

Congratulations, writers! You’re halfway through National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo is not for the faint of heart, and we applaud you. While …

Authors

A Week In Jacksonville, FL, On A $35,000 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working millennials: money. We're asking people how they</i> …

North Dakota

NaNoWriMo Inspo: Author’s Writing Habits

Alright, writers. We’re in the thick of it. We’re approaching that halfway point and things might be starting to feel overwhelming. Maybe you’re not …

Writing

Trick Yourself Into Writing Well By Telling Yourself To Write Badly

One of the best things about NaNoWriMo, or any terrifying deadline, is that it forces you to write quickly. (Hello, procrastinators.) If writing …

Writing

Do it: write away

Monday 13 November 2017<p>Section 2 /<p>Section<p>Look around you. It could be any of them. The colleague sitting across from you. The woman sitting next to …

Authors

NaNoWriMo is Liberating for Some Writers, Dangerous for Others

<b>by Anne R. Allen</b><p>Okay, I’ll confess: I have never been tempted to join in NaNoWriMo. That doesn’t mean I don’t admire the heck out of people who can …

Authors

Where To Get Free Inspiration For Your Novel

Photo by Karen Roe.<p>How's NaNoWriMo going? Do you have 20 per cent of a novel on your hard drive yet? If not, maybe you're having trouble thinking of …

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Aspiring novelists get a boost from this Metairie library program | NOLA.com

The sounds of keystrokes filled the otherwise quiet room at the Lakeshore Branch Library in Metairie. The writers were hard at work on their …

New Orleans

Why Quitting NaNoWriMo Hurts More Than Just Your Writing

You’ve probably been told: It’s National Novel Writing Month, or “NaNoWriMo!”<p>Whether you’re already participating, or watching on the sidelines, you …

Self-improvement

9 Rules for Surviving #NaNoWriMo or any first draft of a novel

It’s day 8 of #NaNoWriMo 2017 or day whatever of the first draft of your first novel and things are starting to feel real. You’ve passed the easy, …

Writing

Meet my NaNoWriMo survival kit

These tools can help you to survive NaNoWriMo.<p>November has dawned, and while for many people this means No Shave November or prepping for the …

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Pro Tips from a NaNo Coach: Help! I’m 10,000 Words Behind!

Writing

For some, November is NaNoWriMo and they try to write a novel by month's end

It's two weeks out from Thanksgiving and six weeks out from Christmas. But for some there's another impending date — Nov. 30 — by which they are …

Authors

NaNoWriMo: Assessing Your Goals

We’re officially half-way through NaNoWriMo which, depending on your progress so far, can either be a relief or a nightmare. I’m definitely in the …

Writing

NaNoWriMo: Training to GO Pro and STAY Pro

National Novel Writing Month is here (NaNoWriMo), which is a challenge to write 50K words in thirty days. Yep, write a ‘novel’ in a month, right in …

Writing

What's The Best Writing App For NaNoWriMo?

Photo via Visual Hunt<p>Do you have the start of your novel in a Google doc? A note on your phone? Or perhaps you spent the first week of NaNoWriMo …

Technology (Australia)

How Not To NaNoWriMo

I’m not a huge fan of rules about writing. I don’t write every day, for starters. I neither write what I know nor do I not write what I don’t know. …

Authors

Writing a novel during NaNoWriMo? Here are 17 writing tips

November is National Novel Writing Month and for the estimated 400,000 participants hoping to crank out 50,000 words by the end of the month — …

Lifestyle (Canada)

14 Books Written During NaNoWriMo

For many, November is the season of crunchy fall leaves and overstuffed turkey, but for writers, it’s NaNoWriMo—National Novel Writing Month. The …

Lifestyle (Canada)

#FOMOWRIMO

November always makes me feel like a failure.<p>Not only am I incapable of, and not terribly well disposed towards, growing a moustache to make it a …

Writing

Everything you need to know about National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month (more affectionately known by participants as NaNoWriMo), is celebrated each November by authors and aspiring novelists …

Authors

The App Is Mightier Than The Sword: Gear Up For National Writing Month

We’ve all thought about it: writing the novel that’s been rattling around in our heads for years. Well, November’s the time to do it. This month is known to some writers as National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. Aspiring novelists sign up to tackle the challenge of writing a 50,000-word novel …

Writing

NaNoWriMo Inspiration: 10 First Lines from Recent Bestsellers

<i>Editor’s Note: The following list first appeared in the January 2017 issue of Writer’s Digest. Subscribe today to experience WD all year long.</i>So …

Books

Best apps and accessories for NaNoWriMo

Are you signed up for NaNoWriMo? You need these tools to get through the month!NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) takes place every November. …

Writing

Pound Those Keyboard Keys! NaNoWriMo Is Here!

It’s November 1st!<p>And you know what that means. It’s the first day of the National Novel Writing Month.<p>For weeks, I’ve seen writers online talking …

Culture

Are You Doing NaNoWriMo? Let’s Cry Together

It’s November 1st, and you know what that means! It’s time to commence a month of wordcounts, rending of garments, pulling of hair, and other …

Writing

What's Your Plan For NaNoWriMo?

Good morning, National Novel Writing Month participants! Did you do your 1667 words this morning? What are you writing about this year?

Writing

NaNoWriMo 2017: 6 Best Writing Tips From Published Authors Who’ve Completed It

The first day of November marks the beginning of National Novel Writing Month, otherwise known as NaNoWriMo, which is a month-long writing project …

Authors