NaNoWriMo

The Starter Block: Getting Ready For NaNoWriMo

The Starter Block: Getting Ready For NaNoWriMo

Around the world, writers are getting ready for National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo as November is now known by writers, all itching to take on the challenge of writing a novel in a month. The Starter Block: Getting Ready For NaNoWriMo While part of…

Perennial NaNoWriMo Calendar

November is novel writing month – NaNoWriMo – and the goal, if you participate, is to write a novel of 50 000 words in 30 days. In the past we've posted calendars for specific years. This year, we've created a calendar that can be downloaded every year.…

NaNoWriMo: A Writer’s Checklist For The Final Stretch

This is it. Week four of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). You are so close. Hopefully you are nearing 40 000 words. This is the final stretch. By this time, you have replaced caffeine with green tea, just because your brain is screaming at you and your…
10 Ways To Help Writers Reach Their Word Counts

10 Ways To Help Writers Reach Their Word Counts

Fight The Fatigue [It’s NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). Well done if you're participating. You are also probably exhausted, over-caffeinated, and sick of it. But chances are, if you are this far, you are going to make it. Just keep going.] Reaching a word count is obviously a…

4 Ways To Power Your Way Through Writer’s Block

If you're busy with NaNoWriMo, or simply busy with a book, you will have times where the enthusiasm wears off and the ‘what the hell was I thinking’ kicks in. Whatever you do, don’t quit. 4 Ways To Power Your Way Through Writer’s Block 1.  …

Stay On Track With Our NaNoWriMo 2016 Calendar

November is novel writing month - NaNoWriMo - and the goal, if you participate, is to write a novel of 50 000 words in 30 days. You have to write 1 667 words a day if you plan to write every day of the month. It is…

Writing Prompts For November 2016

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) starts next Tuesday. I wish you all the best of luck and I hope these prompts will help on the days when writing 1 667 words a day for the month of November is hard. Planning will be your friend during…
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