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NaNoWriMo

 We believe that artists are people who make art. Creative challenges like NaNoWriMo help you build your habitat and push the snowball. Learn from authors who have succeeded (and failed) at this challenge.

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NaNoWriMo: A Habit of Writing and What’s Next

NaNoWriMo: A Habit of Writing and What’s Next

Editor’s Note: Seth texted me at 1:33 p.m. Mountain Time on November 30 with the good news: “I just hit 50k” This has been an experience I never thought myself capable of, and yet here I am, having written fifty-thousand words in thirty days. In that sense, I’ve...

NaNoWriMo: Kill Your Darlings

NaNoWriMo: Kill Your Darlings

If you’ve been a writer for any length of time, you’ve probably heard the adage “kill your darlings.” It means you should never get so attached to things in your story that you aren’t willing to cut them out. But how much of a difference does that really make? Here we...

NaNoWriMo: Show, Don’t Tell

NaNoWriMo: Show, Don’t Tell

“Show, don’t tell” are possibly the most troublesome three words writers have to deal with.  And yet, if done well, those three words will make our NaNoWriMo stories resonate with our readers like nothing else can. We’re halfway through NaNoWriMo with Seth and...