Remember last October, when I made 31 posts about prepping for NaNoWriMo… and then promptly lost NaNoWriMo? I do. And you’d think I would’ve learned from that experience. But, no. This year, I got all jazzed up about it again, did some prepping for a new book idea, hammered out about 30,000 words, and then dropped the ball. So what is it about NaNoWriMo that just doesn’t work for me? Why do I do great for the first half of it, and then just… quit? Case in point:Continue reading
Yeesh, it’s been a long time since I’ve gotten to write out a blog post like this. Over a month, in fact. There’s something freeing about this type of post, where I can just sit down and let whatever I’m feeling pour out. I don’t need to worry about you guys not gathering everything I’m saying because there isn’t really anything for you to gather. I guess what I mean is that I’m not teaching, I’m just talking. It’s hella relaxing, I’ll tell you what.
Happy Halloween, and Happy Day 31 of “31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep”! We did it! We made it to the end of the month! Tomorrow kicks off NaNoWriMo, and I don’t think I could be any more excited! Let’s end this month and kick off November with a bang by discussing exactly how you (and I) can win NaNoWriMo this year. If you’re new and haven’t read the rest of the posts in the series, it’s never too late to catch up! Click here to read the other 30 posts, or click here to watch the corresponding YouTube videos.
DAY 30 OF “31 DAYS OF NANOWRIMO PREP” IS HERE YOU GUYS!!! Can you believe that we’ve actually made it this far? I mean, tomorrow is the last day. That’s so freaking crazy. If you haven’t been following along with this amazingly awesome series, what have you been doing with your life? It’s okay, though. There’s still time to repay your debts and catch up by reading the rest of the posts in this series here or by watching the corresponding YouTube videos here! Do it while you still can, because come November 1st you won’t have time to do anything but write! Because that’s totally how that works!
You guyyyysssss, this is it! The final four days of October are upon us!!! In just a few days we’ll be digging in and writing 50,000 words in 30 days, which I feel pretty confident won’t be nearly as difficult as writing, filming, and editing 31 posts/videos in 31 days. Just saying. It’ll probably be a breeze, one that I’m so looking forward to after this month of hellish craziness. Do I regret taking on this challenge? No. Am I glad it’ll be over? Hell yes.
Today is Day 27 of “31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep”, which means we’re getting awfully close to the first day of NaNoWriMo itself! Do you feel prepared? Nervous? Excited? Personally, I’m a mix of all three. If you don’t feel prepared, though, then you probably haven’t read the other 26 posts in this series. If that’s the case, click here to catch up, or click here to watch the corresponding YouTube videos!
Hello, and welcome back to Day 26 of “31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep”! Sit down and stay a while, because today we’ll be learning how to determine the genre of the novel you’ll be writing this November! If you haven’t read the other 25 posts in this series, you can catch up here, or you can watch the corresponding YouTube videos here.
Hey there everybody! Today we’re getting controversial with Day 25 of “31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep”. After all, nobody can really seem to agree about which is better when it comes to self-publishing vs. traditional publishing. Today, though, we’re going to settle this once and for all. If you’re new here and feel like you’re being thrown into the fire without warning, then you may want to go back and read the other 24 posts in this series. If that’s the case, you can check them out here, or you can watch the corresponding YouTube videos here.
We are officially a week away from the end of “31 Days of NaNoWriMo Prep”! Holy cow! Do you feel like you’ve learned a lot so far this month? Honestly, while writing these posts, I feel like I’ve thought more about the art of writing than I have in a long time, and I’ve definitely learned some new things along the way! So let’s continue the learning with Day 24, which is all about beta readers! If you’re only just joining us, hey there! If you’re interested in reading the other posts in this series (which, you totally should), then you can click here, or you can watch the corresponding YouTube videos here.