How to (NOT) Fail at NaNoWriMo in 4 Days

That’s right, I failed at NaNoWriMo.  In four days.  World record?  Probably not, but still pathetic. How did I do it?  Simple!  I just let myself get blocked. You don’t have to follow my example, though.  Here are four ways to NOT fail at NaNoWriMo! How...

NaNoWriMo: The Value of Writing Buddies

Writing can be a lonely pursuit.  A lot of people envision someone sitting in front of a computer or scribbling on a notepad, all alone.  For many writers, this couldn’t be further from the truth!  A lot of successful writers collaborate or have writing buddies...

NaNoWriMo: The Art of 1667 Words per Day

Every year, thousands of people write 50,000 words in 30 days for NaNoWriMo.  It isn’t for the faint of heart, but it is possible.  If 50,000 words sounds daunting, remember that it breaks down to 1667 words per day.  At about 500 words per typed page,...