Categories
NaNoWriMo Writing Process

What is NaNoWriMo? Rules and reasons to do it

What is NaNoWriMo? What are NaNoWriMo’s rules for participation, and what are the benefits of joining this November-long novel-writing tradition? Learn more.

Categories
NaNoWriMo Writing Process

Writing a novel in a month: 10 tips for plotters and pantsers

Streamlining your writing process is useful. Whether you’re gearing up for a novel-writing challenge such as NaNoWriMo, or simply have a personal deadline. Here are 10 tips for writing a novel in a month:

Categories
NaNoWriMo

Now Novel’s NaNoWriMo Hub: How to be NaNoWriMo Winners

NaNoWriMo winners who reach the 50,000-word mark learn how to prepare, persevere and finish writing a novel under pressure. Use these resources to succeed and join their ranks:

Categories
NaNoWriMo Writing Motivation

7 ways to stay motivated during 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. If you are determined to be one of the few aspiring writers who succeed, it’s important to find consistent sources of motivation. Here are 7 ways to get and stay motivated for NaNoWrimo ( the methods apply to staying motivated to finish your book any time of year):

Categories
Guest authors NaNoWriMo Writing advice

NaNoWriMo Challenge: why writers should do it

Guest contributor Cari Bennette discusses NaNoWriMo hurdles and the benefits of planning, community, and continuing the process beyond the month of November.