Wishing 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.
Writer’s block has happened to everyone. Those of you doing NaNoWriMo know each day is important to get words on the page and actually all writers should be penning pages everyday to keep on top of things.
When the going gets tough these are my suggestions to continue production after you’ve hit the writer’s block wall: