31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep: Day 21 – Looking Back at the Third Week of Preptober

I seriously cannot believe that it’s already Day 21 of “31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep”. It seems like only yesterday I was writing out the first post for this series, and now there’s only ten days left until it’s over. I’m mostly sad, because this has been such a fun experience, but I won’t lie. Part of me is relieved that I’ll (hopefully) have a bunch of free time once I don’t have to write, film, and edit every day.

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31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep: Day 20 – How (And When) Do I Use Cliffhangers?

Daaaaaaayyyy 20 of “31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep”! It’s been quite the adventure so far, hasn’t it? If you’re only just joining us on this adventure, welcome! You can catch up by checking out the other posts in this series here, or you can check out the corresponding YouTube videos here. Today is all about cliffhangers, something all writers seem to love but not all writers know how to use. So that’s why I’m here! To teach you how to use them correctly!

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31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep: Day 19 – How Do I Break My Novel Into Chapters?

Hey guys, welcome back to Day 19 of “31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep”, where we’re learning about breaking your novel up into chapters. If you’re sitting there like, “Whoa, wait, I don’t even have a novel to break into chapters!” then that probably means you haven’t read the other 18 posts in this series. If that’s the case, you can catch up here, or you can check out the corresponding YouTube videos here. I know that, technically, we’re getting into topics that’ll only really matter once you’ve actually written your novel come November, but what’s the harm in that? Better to be prepared, I say!

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31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep: Day 18 – How Do I Write a Gripping Climax?

What better way to celebrate Day 18 of “31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep” than to learn about writing gripping climaxes? So hold on to your subplots and rising action, because today we’re going off with a bang! If you don’t feel like you’re prepared to handle the epicness of today’s topic, that probably means you haven’t read the other seventeen posts in this series. If that’s the case, you can catch up here, or you can check out the corresponding YouTube videos here.

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31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep: Day 17 – How Do I Write Interesting Subplots?

Hello, and welcome to Day 17 of “31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep”! Today’s topic is writing interesting subplots, something I know many writers tend to struggle with. If that’s the case for you, then keep reading. If you’ve missed out on the previous sixteen posts in this series, that’s okay! You can catch up here, or watch the corresponding YouTube videos here.

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31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep: Day 16 – When Do I Show, When Do I Tell, and What’s the Difference?

Hey there everybody! I hope you’re ready to learn all about showing vs. telling in today’s “31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep” lesson! If you don’t feel ready, then that’s probably because you haven’t read any of the other posts in this series yet. Don’t worry, you can catch up here, or watch the corresponding YouTube videos here.

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31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep: Day 14 – Looking Back at the Second Week of Preptober

Whew. This has been a week. Between school and homework, writing these blog posts and filming/editing the corresponding YouTube videos, sending the first three chapters of my soon-to-be debut novel The Caspian Chronicles: The Forbidden Prophecy to my beta readers, outlining book two of The Caspian Chronicles for Preptober, going to see the YouTuber Markiplier live on tour, and having some semblance of a social life, I’ve been through a lot. In fact, on Thursday I broke down from all the stress and had a good cry. On the bright side, though, I’m feeling a lot better now, and I’m remaining optimistic as I make my way into the second half of this month.

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31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep: Day 13 – How Do I Write a Kick Ass First Page/Chapter?

Happy Friday the 13th, one of my favorite days of the year! How perfect that this one falls in one of the spookiest months! I almost wish that today’s topic could be something spooky to fall in with the theme, but alas, we have no time for a thematic post. Still, I think you’ll all enjoy today’s topic, which is how to write a kick ass first page and first chapter! If you haven’t read any of the other “31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep” blog posts, you can check them out here, or you can go watch the corresponding YouTube videos here. We’ve been talking about a lot of great writing topics so far, so I highly recommend you catch up if you aren’t already.

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31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep: Day 12 – What Is Second Person Point of View?

Hello again, and welcome to Day 12 of “31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep”, where we’re learning all about how to write a novel! Today’s topic is Second Person Point of View, which is the third installment of this three-parter, so if you haven’t read the other two posts in this trilogy of learning and/or if you haven’t read any of the other posts in this NaNoWriMo Prep series, you can check them out here. You can also check out the corresponding YouTube videos here.

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