Ignoring The Inner Editor

Your first draft is going to be rough and the sooner in the process, you accept that uncomfortable reality, the more likely it is you’re actually going to finish your book.

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NaNo All Year Long

If you’re on the journey toward your next story, play, poem, article or novel check out some of the most fundamental reasons for why NaNo works and how you can do it all year long.

Writing in the Chaos

Writing is hard. On the best of days, when the phone doesn’t ring and the dog doesn’t bark and your other jobs or school work or family obligations remain mercifully quiet, writing is still a challenge. And the truth is, most days aren’t going to be like that.

That Book Ouch Moment

Diversity in race, sexuality, socioeconomic background and more in YA books plays a fundamental role in providing young people with a sense of identity, belonging and validity. Most of the time.

So You Want to Do NaNo?

First of all, congrats! Your interest in doing National Novel Writing Month shows an excitement for writing and storytelling and a willingness to rise to the challenge of writing a whole book in a month!