Nanowrimo Is Just The Beginning

It's over halfway through November. You're taking part in Nanowrimo...and you've only written 10,000 words. You're panicking. Par is nearly 30,000! How are you ever going to manage to catch up? You're never going to finish. You might as well just stop now, really. Better that than pushing yourself through the next less-than-two-weeks only to... Continue Reading →

Nanowrimo Five Step Plan

With Nanowrimo on the horizon and my fear of it growing with every passing moment, I have spent the past days devouring every prep and plan guide that I can get my hands on. With the help of some incredible resources from brilliant people, I've got a five-step plan for how I'm going to make... Continue Reading →

Healthy Fear

I have a confession to make: I am afraid of Nanowrimo. This will be my 9th year competing, and hopefully my 7th time winning. I've done this a lot now. I've published one of the novels that has come out of it. My lifetime word count for Nanowrimo is 328,809. I have a lot of... Continue Reading →

Nanowrimo: Where Garbage is Golden

Today I'd like to talk to you about Nanowrimo. Nanowrimo is an annual writing competition where you compete against yourself, attempting to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. This works out to 1,666 words a day, which doesn't sound like much...until you've tried to do it. Nonetheless it is an incredible encouragement tool,... Continue Reading →

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