Day 1 on #NanoWriMo is underway! This is my first time ever participating in #NanoWriMo and I am very excited! So far, it’s helping me to feel excited about writing my book, which is helpful since it can be hard to find the inspiration at times. I always have a hard time jumping into writing […]
One of the most important aspects of writing a good book is having well-developed characters. When an author doesn’t do the work it takes to achieve this, it shows! In this article, you’re going to learn one of the methods I use to develop my characters. Once I’ve brainstormed some basic ideas of what my […]
Authors are gearing up for #NanoWrimo!
If you’re unfamiliar with the popular author hashtag, it stands for National Novel Writing Month, which takes place in November.
If you go to NaNoWriMo’s website, you will find a great tool for writing a book during the month of November. Authors who use this tool set out on November 1st to write a 50k word novel by the last day of month.
Author, Martina Billings-Mcatee says, “I wrote my first book on NaNoWriMo, five books later and I’m still writing. It helped me. It gives me a goal even if I don’t meet it. It helps me focus.”
How does it work?
First, you need to make a profile on NanoWriMo. As you work through your 50k words, you update your progress on oh your profile and are awarded badges along the way
YOUR BOOK IS GONE. EVERY AUTHOR’S WORST NIGHTMARE. You’ve spent hours, days, or maybe months writing this new story, but the computer Gods have failed you and your book is GONE. Maybe your computer crashed…Maybe you forgot to save it…Maybe Microsoft word glitched and deleted your file.I’ve heard a thousand different ways authors have lost the file for […]