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NaNoWriMo Advice

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I’m not writing NaNoWriMo this year – my schedule just doesn’t allow for it (and deadlines for paid writing have to come first.) That being said, I figured I’d give out what little bit of advice I figured out when I participated last year. 1) You get out of it what you put into it. If your goal is to crank out those 50k and then sit back when you’re done, that’s one thing. If you’re looking to kick-start a story or start up the good habit of writing every day, that’s another thing all together. 50k isn’t a novel by any stretch, but if participating in NaNo helps you in the long term, then that might be a better goal than just finishing up with all the words. 2) Writing in packs: This works for some people, and there can be something wonderful about a group energy – comparing… Read more