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Don’t make that Revision Promise

Don’t make that Revision Promise

NaNo is over. Hours of outlining.  Weeks of writing.  An entire month of banging your head against the wall (or the keyboard, depending on your preference.) So now what?  Well…

Keeping Excited About NaNoWriMo

Keeping Excited About NaNoWriMo

The weeks are starting to drain away, and you’ve been NaNoing hard.  Really, really hard.  You’ve been writing fast, throwing words down on paper as fast as you…

People are Important Too: Finishing NaNo without destroying your relationships

People are Important Too: Finishing NaNo without destroying your relationships

People are important.  Friends-most friends anyway-are people.  (I know you have your dog, and your imaginary buddies, and Bing Bong… but we’re not talking about those today…

How a Book Trailer Can Help Your NaNo

How a Book Trailer Can Help Your NaNo

Last week (remember way back when in the days that you didn’t have to write 1,667 words every day) I wrote a list of things you should do…

31 Things to do Before NaNoWriMo

31 Things to do Before NaNoWriMo

October 31st has rolled around and while some people might be collecting candy or huddling around a bonfire, writers around the world are bracing themselves for NaNoWriMo.  That’s right…

The NaNo Prep List: How to Prepare as October Winds Down

The NaNo Prep List: How to Prepare as October Winds Down

October is slowly drawing to a close (just kidding, life moves faster than ever in the fall) and November is write around the corner.  (Yes, I’ve been waiting to…

The Writing Life After NaNo

The Writing Life After NaNo

Well, NaNoWriMo is over. The thing is done. Whether you reached 50,000, 100,000, or just 25,000 words, chances are you’re wondering what to do now that…

Dropping Bodies-Saving NaNos

Dropping Bodies-Saving NaNos

So, guess what, NaNo is winding down. What does that mean? It means that all the little NaNoers are winding up getting ready to make the last minute panicky push…

Halfway: How to Save Your Dying NaNo

Halfway: How to Save Your Dying NaNo

Well, it’s the middle of the month. NaNo is halfway done. That’s good right? No. The problem? Your NaNo isn’t halfway done. How are you going to…

Choosing Great Details (and Where to Find Them)

Choosing Great Details (and Where to Find Them)

I’m going to keep this post short for two reasons: You need to work on your NaNo I need to work on my NaNo   That said, let’s…