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‘Tis the season . . . NaNoWriMo

‘Tis the season for NaNoWriMo.

National Novel Writing Month is held during the month of November.

Have you ever done it? Have you thought about it and wondered if you could or should do it?

I say: Go for it!

What do you have to lose?

And, you might gain some excellent writing.

“National Novel Writing Month began in 1999 as a daunting but straightforward challenge: to write 50,000 words of a novel in thirty days.”

 Sharon Oard Warner says “A work of fiction that logs in at 50,000 words is actually a novella . . .”

So, if the idea of writing a novel is overwhelming, consider writing a novella.

Prepare for NaNoWriMo

Julie Artz writes about her NaNoWriMo experience on Jane Friedman’s blog, “Want to Win NaNoWriMo? The Secret is Preparation.”

Learn from her mistakes to get “that coveted NaNoWriMo win.”

Prolific author Bella Andre wrote about her struggles with writing, “Guest Blogger Bella Andre couldn’t stand it anymore, so she . . .

As for me? Yes, I have participated in NaNoWriMo. It was fun to “pretend to be a writer for a month.” And then, guess what? I did become a writer. I wrote about my experience, with tips on how to prepare and succeed with NaNoWriMo: “Concept is simple, execution is difficult.

NaNoWriMo-Is it for you?

Tips to Unlock the Book Only You Can Write

Thanks, Chris Baty and Grant Faulkner for NaNoWriMo and for inspiration to Just Write.

#amwriting #justwrite #NaNoWriMo #ChrisBaty #JaneFriedman #Bella Andre #novella #GrantFaulkner #NoPlotNoProblem!

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