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How I Won NaNoWriMo in My First (and Last?) Attempt

Last November I wrote over 50,000 words of a new novel and won my first National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Are you on the fence about participating this year? Do you have the same skeptical reaction I did every year? Let this post provide catharsis for your worries and guidance for making a decision on […]

Only 45 Shopping Days Until NaNoWriMo!

Warning: Hacks for Hacks tips may have harmful side effects on your writing career, and should not be used by minors, adults, writers, poets, scribes, scriveners, journalists, or anybody. It seems like National Novel Writing Month comes earlier every year. Target and Walmart installed massive displays of pencils, pens, erasers, and notebooks back in August. […]

Top 5 Reasons Every Writer Should Join Camp NaNoWriMo

Camp NaNoWriMo is like the summer camp version of National Novel Writing Month. Here's why you should consider spending your summer with that community. The post Top 5 Reasons Every Writer Should Join Camp NaNoWriMo appeared first on

National Novel Writing Month - Ready to Write a Novel?

Write a novel in a month! Track your progress. Get pep talks and support. Meet fellow writers online and in person.

NaNoWriMo 2016 Tip #9: Mitigate Stress With Soothing Music

11 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Are you feeling frazzled by the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge?

NaNoWriMo 2016 Tip #8: Retain Your Sense of Humor

11 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

While one is working through the National Novel Writing Month challenge, it's important to mitigate any anxieties by laughing.

November is National Novel Writing Month

It’s November and that means National Novel Writing Month is here again! Participating in National Novel Writing Month, or as it is more commonly known, NaNoWriMo, is a great way for public libraries to support aspiring authors.

6 Tips for Getting Rid of Writer’s Block

3. Participate in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). On November 1, participants work towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 on November 30. It allows you to focus on word count and the completion of a novel, even if the writing is (at first) complete crap on the page. Show More Summary

Top 10 Tools to Jumpstart Your NaNoWriMo Novel

November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, and that means that if you haven’t started your story yet, now is the perfect time. Writing has a ton of mental and emotional benefits, so let’s get started! Here are some tools that will help. Read more...

Discussion Thread: NaNoWriMo

I meant to post this yesterday, and it totally slipped my mind, so my apologies! Here is a thread for anyone who has decided to participate, or is considering participating, in National Novel Writing Month, aka NaNoWriMo.National Novel Writing Month is an annual, Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. Show More Summary

This is how you win 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. Writers sign up to promise to attempt to, well... write a novel in one month. The goal is to write 50,000 in 30 days, which is just under 1,700 words-per-day, on average. Show More Summary

Welcome to NaNoWriMo 2016

November is NaNoWriMo; as aspiring authors know, that’s short for National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo challenges would-be novelists to write a 50,000-word book during the month of November. It bills itself as "one part writing boot camp, one part rollicking party." Last year, more than 430,000...

How a Month of NaNoWriMo Can Lead To a Lifetime of Better Writing

12 months agoArts / Writing :

For hundreds of thousands of writers worldwide, November means National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Learn how and why the 30-day challenge can be a serious boost. The post How a Month of NaNoWriMo Can Lead To a Lifetime of Better Writing appeared first on

I'm Writing a Novel Next Month (And So Should You)

Ever said to yourself, "One day, I'm going to write a novel."How does November 1 sound?National Novel Writing Month starts in November. Run by the non-profit Offices of Letter and Light out of Berkeley, California, NaNoWriMo has been gaining in popularity and helping would-be authors fulfill their dreams since 1999. Show More Summary

Cthulhu Calling: A New Take On An Old Horror

National Novel Writing Month Project NaNoWriMo is an international project involving thousands of writers, or would be writers, who commit to writing an entire novel within the month of November. (I hear that you can finish a work already started, but you have to produce 50K words during the month for the novel to count).…

May the Incremental be with You

Write a page a day and in 12 months you'll have the makings of a novel. Study a nation a month and in a year you'll probably have a greater perspective on the world. It is the power of the incremental and it can be adopted for the positive or for the negative. Barring an extraordinary event, it is our choice. Every single day..

Computers Get Busy for National Novel-Generating Month

Topic: Authors Books Technology Last month nearly 200 entries turned up in a strange event on GitHub challenging programmers to write computer code that can generate 50,000-word novels. “The only rule is that you share at least one novel...Show More Summary

The Rumpus Interview with Jane Ciabattari and Grant Faulkner

Jane Ciabattari, fiction writer and Vice President/Online of the National Book Critics Circle, and Grant Faulkner, National Novel Writing Month director and 100 Word Story co-founder, talk flash fiction.

NaNoWriMo Hangover: 8 Steps to Recovery

2 years agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

You've just completed NaNoWriMo and have a messy first draft to show for it. Now what? Column by Brandon Tietz If you’ve been writing for any amount of time, then you’ve probably heard of National Novel Writing Month aka NaNoWriMo. The premise is simple: write 50,000 words in thirty days. Show More Summary

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