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Write On! A Playlist to Keep You Going During NaNoWriMo

November means National Novel Writing Month is in full swing, but keeping pace to write a novel of 50,000 words in 30 days is hard work. It’s easy to become demotivated and put off writing in favor of other things, only to fall behind and become further demotivated because of it. For many people, listening […]

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How to Prepare for NaNoWriMo in 4 Easy Steps

National Novel Writing Month (shortened as “NaNoWriMo“) is an annual creative writing competition that takes place in November and pits participants against a 50,000 word deadline for their novel. In years past, many of our own writers have shared tips to help you complete your novel, however, my goal is to share a few of my […]

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5 Ways to Stay on Track During NaNoWriMo

It’s November, which once again means it’s National Novel Writing Month, more commonly known as NaNoWriMo. The challenge requires writing at least 50,000 words of original fiction during the month of November with daily word goal of more than 1000 words! Though the month is about a third over, it’s not too late to get […]

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Five Ways to Stay Caught up During NaNoWriMo

November is almost half way over, and that means those participating in National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo, should be almost half way done with their novels. The goal of NaNoWriMo is for each participant to write 50,000 words in the month of November, about 1667 words a day, which is essentially the […]

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A Novel Idea: National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is upon us once again! Each year, millions of participants from around the world pledge themselves to the task of writing a 50,000 word novel from November 1st through 30th. While Nicole Drum has covered the history of the event here, I’m going to focus on the process of writing […]

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One Month Novel, One Big Journey: NaNoWriMo

The Great American Novel (or German or Canadian or French or Insert-Your-Nation-Here).  The desire to be a writer of one is so strong a desire and so fervent a goal for many that the phrase is both cliché and the symbol of futility.  Writing, particularly in the hallowed form of the novel, is considered to […]

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