Tag: Nanowrimo


NaNoWriMo is coming. Are you ready? Articles

Yesterday my son reminded me that November is almost here, and I realized it’s almost time for NaNoWrimo aka National Novel Writing Month! I know, some of you are thinking I have such a thoughtful son, right? Hah! He’s more concerned that I don’t forget his school play and less about me being ready for NaNoWriMo. But I digress. November sneaked up on me. I’m still...

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Articles / On Writing

Divas On Writing: Diva Lauren’s NaNoWriMo Wrap-up   So I’m going to be honest with you: I didn’t win NaNoWriMo. In fact my word count was around 30k. I worked really hard the first half of the month, and then those pesky authors I edit took up my remaining time in November. Didn’t they understand I was writing a book? I had a word count...

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Divas Recommend: #Nanowrimo Conflict: The Fuel Of Your Story By Bob Mayer   It’s November, and for many of us that means Nanowrimo. So what better to recommend to our readers than this article, #Nanowrimo Conflict: The Fuel Of Your Story, by Bob Mayer on his blog, Write on the River, to help authors understand and create believable conflict. In this article, Bob discusses the...

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Divas Recommend How to Participate in NaNoWriMo You’ve heard of NaNoWriMo, and it sounds really cool, but you have no idea where to begin. What’s it’s about, are the goals reasonable, is it fun? Well, WikiHow comes to the rescue with some great tips to get you started on your NaNoWriMo journey. So if you are just NaNo curious or you need an article to...

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Articles / On Writing

Divas on Writing: NaNoWriMo and GO! Last year was my first foray into NaNoWriMo. Needless to say, I didn’t win. In fact, I got busy with editing and couldn’t finish my story. I was a little let down with myself. I went in wanting to finish my novel and came out with only fifteen thousand words or so. Not the number I wished to have...

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Divas Recommend: This Month, We Write IN HELL—To NaNo or Not to NaNo  By Kristen Lamb   With National Novel Writing Month ready to begin in two days, I wondered how many authors I knew were accepting the challenge this year and how many were still sitting on the fence, uncertain of their ability to impose deadlines, much less meet them, and stick to the...

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Divas Recommend: With NaNoWriMo starting tomorrow. Yes, tomorrow! Get your juicy plots ready. Here is a nice article by Leo Babauta about writing a novel in thirty days. Some of these tips are very helpful. Check it out! How To Write A Novel In 30 Days Good luck for those participating in NaNoWriMo!! Oh ya, it’s Halloween. Boo!  


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National Write a Novel Month (NaNoWriMo) is starting in a few days. Are you ready to take the challenge? A few years ago two of my friends made the commitment to NaNoWriMo, and they asked me to join them. My workload at the time was too heavy, and I had to decline, but I did support them. One friend successfully completed her novel and the...

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In today’s article we are gearing up for Nanowrimo! National Writing Month begins November 1st. The challenge is to write a 50,000 word novel in thirty days. Are you up for it? The Divas are here to help you with some tips to help you be a “winner” in this challenge. Like they say at Nanowrimo, “No plot, no problem!” The key to completing this...

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