It’s right in the name, National Novel Writing Month, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t use the energy and community set up in November to make some serious progress on your writing. Sometimes writing a novel from page one isn't the most effective or doable project to work on during NaNo. Don't let that … Continue reading 4 Alternative Projects to do During NaNo
It's Preptober! (If you're new to the whole NaNoWriMo world, Preptober is using the month of October to prepare for NaNoWriMo come November.) In my experience, having done 15 different NaNo and Camp NaNo sessions, I’ve found that choosing the correct project is a huge determinant of whether or not I will have a successful … Continue reading Choosing the Right Project for NaNoWriMo
Two days before Camp NaNoWriMo started, I abandoned my project and switched to another. I'm the planning kind of person, so I was reeling from the drastic change. But despite that, it was definitely for the best. Here’s why it was a good idea. (Throughout this post I will be referring to both projects, the … Continue reading Being Flexible During Camp NaNo
The countdown is on to finish any Camp NaNoWriMo prep. Here’s my last minute checklist for Camp NaNoWriMo prep! Create a one sentence summary This will give your project focus and allow you to take your complex story and get it down in one thought. July is basically just expanding that sentence by 50,000 words. … Continue reading Last Minute Camp NaNo Prep Checklist
How I tackled Camp NaNoWriMo based on time rather than word count.