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Writing your first novel - 10 tips from Now Novel

Writing your first novel: 10 starter tips for success

Writing your first novel is fun but also a challenge. It helps to put in place the structure, habits and resources you need to keep going until you reach the final page. Whether you’re writing your first novel for NaNoWriMo or merely want to start a new novel on strong footing, here are 10 tips: (more…)

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Stop putting off writing - 9 experts' solutions

Stop putting off writing: 9 experts’ solutions

As our recent poll of our readers confirmed, procrastination is one of the biggest enemies of writers. If you can’t stop putting off writing, here are nine writers’ advice for how to write a book with renewed motivation: Consider the source Most of us don’t procrastinate on our writing because we are lazy or secretly […]

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Who won Now Novel’s ‘I Love Writing’ October giveaway?

A big thank you to all of you who entered our ‘I Love Writing’ October giveaway. We received many intriguing entries on Facebook, Twitter, via email and in our ‘I Love Writing’ group on Now Novel. Here are the winners: 1st prize (12 books and Lifetime Now Novel membership): Steve T. The five winners of the […]

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7 ways to get and stay motivated for NaNoWriMo - calendar for November

7 ways to get and stay motivated for NaNoWriMo

Are you participating in NaNoWriMo this year? November’s annual write-a-thon sees hundreds of thousands of aspiring writers attempt to write and finish their novels. This year, we’re even official prize sponsors for NaNowriMo’s ‘Night of Writing Dangerously’ write-a-thon. If you are determined to be one of the few aspiring writers who succeed, it’s important to find consistent sources […]

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End writing procrastination now: 7 steps

What if you could stop procrastinating now and start or finish writing a book? We recently asked you what your largest writing challenges were. Many of you responded that procrastination keeps you from fulfilling your dream of finishing a novel. In this post you can read 7 steps to take to end writing procrastination and become […]

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NaNoWriMo Challenge: Why Writers Should Go Through It

  Well, here it is November again and once more the National Novel Writing Month has started. Is this the year you’re finally willing to commit and get that novel written? If you need a bit of inspiration in deciding to participate in NaNoWriMo challenge, read on. We’re about to give you several good reasons […]

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Happy NaNoWriMo! Are you writing your novel yet?

Today is the first day of NaNoWriMo – hooray! Have you signed up? Are you going to write the first draft of your novel this month? Now Novel is all set to help you work out your Plot, Characters, Setting and Theme – all the good stuff, you might say! For those NaNoWriMo virgins, we’ve […]

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