I’m making NaNoWriMo my own, after freaking out about the date. Today here in Sydney it’s the 28th, with only four days to go before NaNo starts, and I find myself unready.
Day 13 in the big brother house… Sorry, wrong unreality show. Briefly, here’s an update and my learnings –
Over on my tumblr blog I just put up a post linking to resources I’m collating as NaNoWriMo helper posts – these come in two categories – the #NaNoPrep posts of October (which I’m still discovering); and the current #NaNoPeptalk posts being published. I am taking any of these as I find them and reblogging … Continue reading Getting Stuck in NaNoWriMo? Here’s some resource links
Storybundle has 25 writing craft books available for $30 in honour of NaNo this year. These come in downloadable ebook formats, in two tiers. Pay the full or more price, and you get all 25. If you're like me and already have the second tier – available last year – just pay a little … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Storybundle
The NaNoWriMo website is now live for 2015. As usual, I am half-passioned for NaNo this year. NaNo works for me, but for a lot of writers who join up, simply doesn’t. Maybe this year I won’t be successful in typing out 50K of words, but I’ll take the preparation work I’m doing currently and … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2015 is Live
For the month of November, this post will form a writer’s notebook, allowing the reporting of wordcount and other efforts through the writing marathon of NaNoWriMo.
StoryBundle offers themed packages of Indie books for a reader-defined payment of as little as $4 (an average of $10). I’ve written about StoryBundle packages several times previously, including this introduction. Today StoryBundle has a package going specifically for writers.
Subtitle: Hacking the Looming Big Writing Marathon I’m breaking the rules this year (What, again? How boringly predictable, I hear you mutter). I don’t have a novel to write (mmm, I do have several to rewrite), so I’m taking the No (Novel) out of NaNo. Which is possibly making it National Writing Month or more … Continue reading Taking the No out of #NaNoWriMo – Hacks for the rest of us
This is the second bonus report (along with the Top Ten Power User Hacks for Writers using Evernote) – a one page NaNoWriMo checklist. To get both these reports, you simply need to signup to the Tech for Writers newslist. Both reports will be coming out in the next edition of this newsletter, due tomorrow … Continue reading Free: NaNoWriMo Checklist
It’s that time of year again. The time when every blogger and his dog gives you tips for how to successfully get through NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month. And here you will find a huge list of resources for those doing NaNo again or for the first time this year. It’s not quite as … Continue reading #IndieLife : NaNoWriMo Time to Go