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NaNoWriMo Recap

I have to confess something, you guys. I totally failed at NaNoWriMo this year. I was doing so well for the first week, never letting anything get in my way–you could practically hear “Eye of the Tiger” playing in the background. When I didn’t know what to write I wrote anyway. I really started developing…

NaNoWriMo Writing Prompt: Skip to the End

You are almost there, you NaNoWriMo-er, you. Just one more day! You will make it to that finish line. You WILL. But you might be having trouble. You might be exhausted. Here’s what you’re gonna do. FictionFinish Your NovelHow to Finish NaNoWriMoNaNoWriMoNaNoWriMo Writing PromptThe Final LapWritingwriting challengesWriting ExerciseWriting Prompt

NaNoWriMo Writing Prompt: Something Sweet

How’s it going, writer? Are the keys still clattering, the pens still scratching? I hope so. It’s pretty amazing to push through a challenge like this. There are low points, yes, but I think overall it gives you confidence. At the end, you get the runner’s high of knowing you finished a marathon. I know…

How to Win NaNoWriMo

Happy November! Halloween has come and gone and today, All Saints Day, thousands of writers across the country are firing up their word processors for the first day of NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month. If you’re not familiar with NaNoWriMo, here’s the gist: to participate in the official NaNoWriMo competition, you go on the website,…