Tag: National Novel Writing Month

Why Your Writing Project Needs a Deadline

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Why Your Writing Project Needs a Deadline

The likelihood of achieving a goal without a deadline is pretty slim. We can continuously punt tasks lacking a due date down the field, and before we know it we’ll have pushed certain goals into the next year. To ensure you reach your writing goals, it’s important to set both small and large deadlines for […]

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Novel Writing: Creating a Cast of Characters

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Novel Writing: Creating a Cast of Characters

Hello writers! Hopefully, you’re each waist-deep in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). If you haven’t started yet, or have fallen off the wagon just a bit, just jump right back on! The only thing standing between you and a finished novel is your hesitation. And you, sweet writer, have nothing to lose! As you pound […]

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The End: Finishing Your Novel

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The End: Finishing Your Novel

By the time writers find themselves writing the ending to their story, they are 80,000 words—if not more—into their story. After months or years of getting their story on paper, writers may feel burned out, ready to be done, and wanting to be onto their next project. The downside of that, however, is that a […]

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Still Dreaming of Writing a Book? Here’s How To Do It In 30 Days.

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Still Dreaming of Writing a Book? Here’s How To Do It In 30 Days.

November is a busy month for writers: it’s National Novel Writing Month, also known as NanoWriMo. What happens during NanoWriMo? Simple: to celebrate the only official book-writing month of the year […]

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Sequels, Trilogies, Series – Oh My!

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Sequels, Trilogies, Series – Oh My!

As we draw to a close this month’s National Novel Writing Month, novel writers everywhere will be basking in the glow of accomplishment from completing their first novel. Ah, your first novel in your hands — it’s a beautiful thing! Yet, someone is bound to ask the inevitable question: “So, when are you going to […]

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