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5 NaNoWriMo Preps (Easy-Peasy)

November (and National Novel Writers Month or NaNoWriMo for short) is coming faster than you think. Sure, it’s July and warm weather calls you outdoors, but November is the month in which many writers get their official start – it’s looming just a few short weeks (17) ahead. 655 more words


Saturday Night's All Right for Procrastinating

Even my writing app, Writeometer, knows I’m no good. I am horrible at keeping any kind of writing schedule, and this app is happy to let me know it. 371 more words



I feel as though NaNoWriMo was my practice, my rehearsal process. I had wanted to write since I was 6 years old.

I remember seeing books on my parents shelf and thinking ‘wouldn’t it be amazing to have your name on a book on some strangers bookshelf years after you’ve died.’ … 347 more words

Will This Be My Last NaNoWriMo?

I jumped on board my first NaNoWriMo in 2008, two days before it kicked off. It was easy then: I was 16. I literally had nothing better to do. 333 more words

Meg Dowell

Nanowrimo spotlight: N.A. Barber, Author of Resonant Frequencies: A Time Travel Thriller.

Hello! I haven’t had that many volunteers for spotlight interviews this year, which is probably good as I’ve been so busy with writing my own word count and taking care of ML duties, but there’s been one author I do want to shine the spotlight on! 638 more words


What Does It Mean to Love a Story? | NANO TALK 2016

You do not want to write today. It’s Monday. Work is stupid. You’re stressed. You’re behind on everything, including your word count.

And yet, you can’t wait to sit down tonight and write. 503 more words

Meg Dowell

Nanowrimo spotlight: Jean Davis - Author, Blogger, NaNo Participant

Programming note: I’m still looking for Spotlight interviewees for this year! Post a comment or email chriskelworth at gmail dot com if you’re interested.

Good afternoon! 856 more words