Good Luck #NaNoWriMo Writers!

writing top 10 by Brian ClarkWishing luck and godspeed to everyone writing during #NaNoWriMo! (For those of you who don’t know about it, here’s the site.)

Writing 50k in a 30-day month is a tough task.

Here are some blog posts that might help with the confidence, craft & editing stages!

With the act of writing, you’re a writer

9 Ways to Write Smarter, Not Harder

How are you going to grab the reader’s attention in the first 5 pages?

What are you afraid of?

Do you know where your novel starts?

And here’s my ebook of my best blog posts all in one place.

Every agent will say it, but make SURE you’re doing lots of editing before submitting your #NaNoWriMo novel. It’s a great place to start, but 50k isn’t a full-length novel. Use this time to jump start your project and I’ll post again at the end of the month with more tips.

Published by Carly Watters

Carly Watters is a SVP, senior literary agent and director of literary branding with the P.S. Literary Agency. She is a hands-on agent that develops proposals and manuscripts with attention to detail and the relevant markets. PSLA’s mission is to manage authors’ literary brands for their entire career. Never without a book on hand she reads across categories which is reflected in the genres she represents and is actively seeking new authors in including women’s fiction, commercial and upmarket fiction, select literary fiction, platform-driven non fiction and select memoir. She occasionally represents children's book projects. Carly is drawn to emotional, well-paced narratives, with a great voice and characters that readers can get invested in.

One thought on “Good Luck #NaNoWriMo Writers!

  1. You may also be interested to know – in case you don’t – that it’s also the start of Picture Book Idea Month (PiBoIdMo) today! So writers of many genres will be brewing up brilliant nuggets – and some not! – this month! Myself included.


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