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Browsing all articles tagged with NaNoWriMo.

November: To NaNo or Not to NaNo?

November: To NaNo or Not to NaNo? 

To NaNo, or not to NaNo? That is the question! And the answer is – yes you should! Take a look around at the people near you this November. What are they doing with their time? How are they filling those dark nights now the clocks have changed? With romance, with TV, with that video […]

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Surviving NaNoWriMo 2016

Surviving NaNoWriMo 2016 

Ah, National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo for short (or NaNo for shorter)). We meet again. For the…I don’t even know. How many times is it now? Five? Six? It’s hard to keep track after a while. Fortunately, NaNo is not my enemy. It’s something that I have willingly done every year for a while […]

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What To Do In December Now NaNoWriMo Is Over

What To Do In December Now NaNoWriMo Is Over 

It’s done. After 30 solid days of eye-bleeding writing NaNoWriMo is over. You step into December blinking, the ordeal over and your life strangely empty. After frantically trying to spend every spare minute of the last few days of November writing, December leaves you feeling all out of sorts. So whether you made the golden […]

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10 Things They Never Told You About NaNoWriMo

10 Things They Never Told You About NaNoWriMo 

November, the month of charity moustaches and writing productivity, is upon us and no doubt, many of you are partaking in the annual NaNoWriMo event to write 50,000 words in a month. It’s a fun challenge where you can meet a lot of awesome people, but if you’ve never done it before it can feel […]

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So You’re Doing NaNoWriMo!

So You’re Doing NaNoWriMo! 

And right about now, you might be wondering what exactly you’ve signed yourself up for. I won’t lie – November is going to be hard. Especially if this is your first time. Even if it isn’t your first time, it’s still going to be hard, but you do at least have an idea of what […]

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The NaNoWriMo Phenomenon

The NaNoWriMo Phenomenon 

November is coming. The non-writer (or very, very new writer) may only associate this with the imminent holiday season. However, there is another event that happens every November that can simultaneously cause a Christmas-like excitement as you tremble in fear: National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo is a challenge to write 50,000 words in 30 days. […]

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Preparing For NaNoWriMo

Preparing For NaNoWriMo 

How can it be less than a month until November? It seems like only yesterday that it was summer and yet November conjures images of cold nights, frosty mornings, fireworks and most importantly, NaNoWriMo. National Novel Writing Month has long been a fixed event in writers’ diaries as professional and amateur alike gather for a […]

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Diary of a NaNoWriMo Virgin

Diary of a NaNoWriMo Virgin 

NaNoWriMo, ah yes. To some, it is just a baffling not-quite-word that clogs up the Twitter trends every November. To others, it is a golden chalice; to partake from its wine is to enter a nirvana of creative solitude. For a month, the belly of the whale is home to you, your laptop, and your […]

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Five Reasons You Didn’t Fail NaNoWriMo

Five Reasons You Didn’t Fail NaNoWriMo 

So no doubt your social media streams have been filled over the last few weeks by people celebrating their NaNoWriMo success. Undoubtedly, there’s a lot of high-fiving and statuses being liked. There’s probably even someone who already has their (unedited) masterpiece up for sale on Amazon. And whilst this can all be very exciting if […]

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NaNoWriMo Type Along with Stephen Deas – The Finish

NaNoWriMo Type Along with Stephen Deas – The Finish 

Follow along as Stephen Daes shares his week by week experience doing NaNoWriMo. If you missed Stephen’s intro article, you can read it here. If you missed any of the previous weeks you can read them here: week one, week two, week three, and week four. November 30th Wordcount target: 100,000 Words written: 75,664 Completion anxiety […]

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After NaNoWriMo

After NaNoWriMo 

So, if everything goes to plan, in a few hours you will have written 50,000 words in the month of November. Congratulations! That is quite an accomplishment, and you should be proud, especially if this was your first NaNoWriMo. Take a moment to take a breath and appreciate all you have accomplished in such a […]

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NaNoWriMo Type Along with Stephen Deas – Week Four

NaNoWriMo Type Along with Stephen Deas – Week Four 

Follow along as Stephen Daes shares his week by week experience doing NaNoWriMo. If you missed Stephen’s intro article, you can read it here. If you missed any of the previous weeks you can read them here: week one, week two, and week three. November 18th Wordcount target: 80000 Words written: 72934 The real world […]

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