Posts Tagged ‘NaNoWriMo’
A shout out to all you 2020 Nanoers out there!
It’s rolled around once again. November – the month writers anticipate/fear/loathe – especially those who participate in the annual National Nove Writing Month challenge, or NaNo or NaNoWriMo for short. The challenge is this: Write a 50,000 word novel in one month. Do so by putting your nose to the grindstone and throwing out your…Read More
On your mark, get set, GO all you NaNoers!
It’s November 1st. Do you know what that means to writers? It’s the start of the crazy, marathon challenge known as National Novel Writing Month. Each year, writers around the world accept the challenge to write a novel in a month. More precisely, throughout the month of November, writers challenge themselves to write every day,…Read More
Are you NaNoing?
It’s that time of year again – when all you crazy writing marathoners take up the challenge to write a fifty-thousand word novel in just 30 days as part of the National Novel Writing Month challenge. Then there are the people like me, who stand on the side lines and cheer you on as you…Read More
Wishing luck to all you NaNoers!
Once again we’ve reached November, the month where crazy writers around the world embark in Marathon writing sessions under the annual National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge. The goal? To write 50,000 words of a novel during the month, and to do so by shutting down your internal editor and allowing yourself to be overtaken…Read More
Are you NaNoers gearing up for November?
It’s almost that time of year again! The air starts growing crisp, the days (sadly) start getting shorter, and it’s time to remove your writer friends from your speed dial. No point in inviting them out for dinner or drinks in November because they will be glued to their seats after work taking on an…Read More
November’s almost upon us. Will you be NaNo-ing?
We’ve arrived once again, fellow writers. November is just around the corner, and you know what that means… For a small group of writers (and those, like me, who cheer you on from the sidelines), it means the annual challenge known as National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) This insane inspiring novel-writing challenge asks writers to…Read More
Are you participating in NaNoWriMo 2014?
It’s that time of year again. Writers around the world are gearing up for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and taking on the challenge to write 50,000-word the manuscript during the month of November. Sounds daunting, doesn’t it? But if you break it down over the 30 days, it actually means committing yourself to writing under…Read More
Keep going all you amazing NaNo writers!
I’m not among you, all you fabulous NaNoWriMo participants, but I do know many of you must have reached a writing slump, and I wanted to cheer you on from the sidelines as you reach the final stretch. For those of you unfamiliar with it, The National Novel Writing Month is an annual challenge to…Read More
Interview with author and NaNoWriMo organizer Grace Tierney
Grace Tierney is a mother and writer living in rural Ireland. Her excellent blog, Wordfoolery, examines rare and unusual words in the English language. Grace is a prolific writer, working on both novels and short stories. I had the good luck to meet Grace (virtually) when we became critique partners, and I’ve enjoyed getting to…Read More
Best of luck to all you NaNoWriMo participants out there!
Most of you probably know or have heard of NaNoWriMo, but for those of you who don’t, it stands for National Novel Writing Month. The NaNoWriMo challenge takes place 1-30 November each year and writers sign up to write a 50,000 word novel from scratch in one month. This year, 300,000 writers from around the…Read More