I am one of the organizers for a new unofficial NaNoWriMo-related event, the Game of Tomes! In the spirit of the #NaNoHouseCup from @ElaynaMae, we’re launching a new, month-long group participation streaming event. Details in the video below (video starts at 6:21). Official rules and more information, plus resources for participants and streamers, can be […]Read More Write with Us in the Game of Tomes!
Hello gang! For those of you who follow my social media, I’ve been hinting at this for a long time, and it’s finally here! I’m teaching a class with Cat Rambo, just in time for National Novel Writing Month! If you’ve ever asked, “How on earth do I get time to write?” then this class […]Read More I’m Teaching a Class at the Rambo Academy for Wayward Writers!
Hello, friends! This week, I made a Discord server and added Discord integration to my Patreon! Some of you probably have no idea what Discord is, so I’m going to tell you. I’m very excited about the possibilities and I’d really love for you to join me there! So Discord is a communications utility that […]Read More I Just Added a Discord to My Patreon! What the Hell is Discord?
We’re hosting a live virtual write-in today from 11 am to 7 pm Pacific time! Come join us if you’re working on the last words for you National Novel Writing Month project, or just if you want to write! Different sprint leaders will be in and out throughout the day. Love to see you there!Read More Come Write with SFWA!
As always, I’m doing National Novel Writing Month! Perhaps you’re not familiar: NaNoWriMo is a marathon for writers. The challenge is to write a 50,000 word novel, in a month! How you do this is by writing about 1667 words a day; eating the elephant one bite at a time. I never would have been […]Read More My NaNoWriMo Progress
By Angeline Trevena I met Angeline recently online as part of a group of dystopian writers. Her series, The Paper Duchess, just saw its last book published last month. I really identify with this article. My first NaNo project was the start of the Toy Soldier Saga, and I’m currently revising it at request of […]Read More Your NaNo Loss Could be a Long-Term Win
So this year I’m live blogging my National Novel Writing Month experience on my Facebook page and my YouTube channel. Here’s the playlist so far! Subscribe to my channel or follow my page to keep up-to-date throughout the month! I’ll be sharing tips, tricks, word counts, and my feelings on the experience and the process.Read More #NaNoWriMo Live Blog
by Grant Faulkner When I first became a writer, I marveled at the magical worlds my favorite authors created—their lyrical prose, their riveting plots, their piercing characterizations. They wrote with such grace, such ease, that it seemed as if they’d been born to it, blessed with a talent and anointed by a higher power. They […]Read More How a Month of NaNoWriMo Can Lead to a Lifetime of Better Writing
With National Novel Writing Month starting on November 1, you might be feeling a combination of Rocky-esque determination and sweaty nervousness. After all, this is the month where established authors and aspiring writers alike from all over the world take the challenge to buckle down and pen a full-length novel. Whether you’re a rookie or a veteran, participation […]Read More 24 Books that Won NaNoWriMo
Couldn’t have said it better myself! My friend A.M. Offenwanger on NaNoWriMo.Read More Let the Crazies Begin, or: Why I’m a Wrimo