You may have looked at the calendar and marvelled that September is over. Of course, that means that October is hot on its heels, but do you know what happens after October? You guessed it, November rolls around and November means NaNoWriMo.
What is NaNoWriMo?
It is National Novel Writing Month. The challenge is to write a 50 000-word novel in 30 days. That is 1667 words per day for 30 days. Is it easy? No. Is it do-able? Absolutely. But…
“If You Fail to Plan, You Are Planning to Fail” — Benjamin Franklin
There are a few things you can do to get ready for this writing marathon. Think about planning meals, make writing appointments and planning as much of your story ahead of time as possible.
Our latest workbook, A Simple Guide to NaNoWriMo will help you succeed at the challenge. It is free. It is full of advice for managing your life during NaNo and planning your story. You will also find scene ideas and 30 writing prompts to help. It is divided in to four weeks and offers tips for rewriting once you are done and advice for catching up if you do fall behind.
How to download the free workbook:
- Click the link.
- Complete the fields.
- You will receive an email with a link to download.
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by Mia Botha
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