I won’t deny the importance of word-count. But I begin to wonder if we’ve gone too far in the pressures of word-count goals.… Read More Is My Novel Too Short? – Thoughts on the Word-Count Obsession
For some writers, NaNoWriMo just isn’t as doable as it is for others. And whatever the reason, have no fear! Here are 4 alternatives to the daunting 50K.… Read More Alternatives to Writing the NaNoWriMo 50K
A while back, I asked for suggestions on Instagram for a new NaNo post. Overall, I saw four main themes in the DMs I quickly received: keeping motivated, keeping focused, avoiding burnout, and writing snacks (which is most important, obviously). So, with November fast-approaching, here are my 10 best tips for absolutely slaying those 50K words.… Read More 10 Ways to Stay Motivated During NaNoWriMo
Questions just about every writer has asked him- or herself: Just how many words does it take to make a novel? Is there a certain word-count? And how do I know if my novel is too short/long? If you are that writer, here is a quick, simplistic post for you, based entirely on the research I’ve been doing lately. (Yes, I research word-counts. I swear I’m this cool in real life.)… Read More How Many Words Make a Novel?