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How to OWN NaNoWriMo Like a Boss (2017 EDITION)

This article is just as it sounds: it’s a simple, hopefully easy-to-follow guide to successfully “owning” NaNoWriMo this November. As the anticipated month in question is only a few weeks away now (!), I’m trying to quickly release some more NaNo posts between then and now; namely a post that isn’t a rewrite of last year’s. But if it doesn’t happen: that’s okay! You can still check out my old posts, all of which I’ll continue to share on our Facebook page.… Read More How to OWN NaNoWriMo Like a Boss (2017 EDITION)

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NaNoWriMo Prep – How I Plan My Novels & Why it Works (2017 edition)

“Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole journey that way.” – E.L. Doctorow

That quote describes my “plantsing” style perfectly: I have an idea as to what I’m doing, but I also like to be surprised by my own story. That latter part is just the reader in me.… Read More NaNoWriMo Prep – How I Plan My Novels & Why it Works (2017 edition)

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Why Camp NaNoWriMo is Perfect for New Wrimos (+ Some Resources to Get You Started)

Oh boy, it’s time for Camp NaNo again! It seems like only yesterday I was “pantsing” last year’s fantasy novel. This year I’ll be doing science fiction for the first time. 😉 You can find my Camp profile here. Are you new to this whole “NaNoWriMo” thing? Not sure if you’re ready to tackle the… Read More Why Camp NaNoWriMo is Perfect for New Wrimos (+ Some Resources to Get You Started)

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December 1st

Happy December first, everyone! For some of you, yesterday was spent frantically writing. You may have written “The End,” or “To Be Continued,” or maybe just finished Chapter 4. Regardless, for some writers, yesterday marked the last day of NaNoWriMo, and today is called, “Yay, I don’t have to write today.” Even if you didn’t… Read More December 1st

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The Last Prompts

Writer’s positivity: Prompt: These are the final prompts for this November. Kinda crazy, huh? I remember the first day of this month like it was just last week: I was getting mad because I was dying to start my novel, but my sister wanted on my laptop, and then my friend wanted to FaceTime, and… Read More The Last Prompts