By D.A. Smith You’re reading this because you just spent 30 days working on a 50,000-word novel for NaNoWriMo, and time is up. Congratulations! You wrote an average of 1,667 words per day, in November. This was no small feat. Especially, if you have a full-time gig or a family to tend to. Now, that … Continue reading GUEST POST: NaNoWriMo – What Happens Now?
Hello everyone! Wow, is it me or does this moment feel... surreal!? On one hand, I canNOT believe that we are already halfway through November, because it felt just like yesterday when I was still telling everyone how excited and nervous I was for Nanowrimo to start! On the other hand, I felt like it's … Continue reading Nano Day 15 Check-In // 7 Tips for Getting Un-Stuck
Hello everyone! How is it going!? Can you guys believe that Nanowrimo is just THREE days away!? (And that's counting today!!!) Who is SUPER excited right now!? Who is freaking out!??! Safe to say, I'm a bit of both! My novel is all snowflaked out (as some of you guys may know, I recently began … Continue reading The Nanowrimo Survival and Self-Care Guide
Hello everyone! How is it going? Can you all believe that we have less than 10 days left until Nanowrimo?! I am starting to feel the excitement! To be honest I am also freaking out a bit!! (Just a little bit! I promise! Aaahhhhhhh!!) For those of you who aren't familiar with Nanowrimo, here's what … Continue reading 6 Reasons to do Nanowrimo
Hello everyone! Can you all believe that we have half a month left until Nanowrimo!? Who is freaking out right now?! *Raises hand* Because I just finished Shapeshifter early October, I am a bit late in prepping for my next Nanowrimo novel. I love my new idea, it's different and ambitious and I can't wait … Continue reading 6 Steps to Crafting Memorable Characters
Hey everyone! Did everyone notice that it's October!? DO YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS!? Oc·to·ber äkˈtōbər/ noun the tenth month of the year; also known as Preptober, the month when writers begin to freak out about their writing projects for the National Novel Writing Month. I've heard from many of you who are doing Nanowrimo this … Continue reading 8 Tips for Writing a Novel (for busy people)
Hello everyone! Guess what!? It's almost July, which means.... it's time for Camp Nanowrimo! I feel like we all talk about Nanowrimo in November which is this huge thing, but Camp Nano doesn't get as much attention. Personally, I actually prefer Camp Nano and I want to share with you guys why I love it … Continue reading 4 Reasons to do Camp Nanowrimo