National Novel Writing Month – Advice & Inspiration

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With National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) well under way, here are some articles and resources to help you succeed:

  • 30 Ways to Resuscitate a Dying NaNoWriMo Novel
    There sometimes comes a point when you think, “Why in the hell am I doing this?”  If you are asking yourself this question, here are 30 ways to breathe new life into that drag-assing novel.
  • Don’t Let Quality Stop You Now
    Many writers begin, and then get discouraged and give up.  Nils Ödlund offers some inspiration to help you avoid that fate.
  • Write More, Care Less?
    Philip Overby answers the age old question, is it better to have nothing or a bunch of slop on a page?
  • The Metrics of Writing
    John Wong explain how writing a novel isn’t impossible for writers with limited time.
  • NaNoWriMo Forum on Mythic Scribes
    Looking for friends?  Our NaNoWriMo forum offers support during National Novel Writing Month, Script Frenzy, and related challenges.
  • Eposic Idea Generators
    Looking for ideas?  These generators will randomly create personalities, events, magical effects, and concepts for you to play with in your story.
  • 4thewords: Online Writing Game
    4thewords.com is a gamified word counting system where you fight monsters and tackle your word count.
  • Things to Do for Non-NoWriMos
    If you are not participating in NaNoWriMo this year, here are some alternative activities suggested by Philip Overby.

Your Favorite Resources

Have you run across an article or website that is helping you to meet your NaNoWriMo goals?  If so, share it with us in the comments below.

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