Thursday, November 21, 2013

National Novel Writing Month

Paula Wiseman, a bestselling author at MindStir Media book publishing company, posted another blog recently -- this time focusing on National Novel Writing Month (i.e. November). An excerpt below:

We are mid-way through National Novel Writing Month (“NaNoWriMo”). It’s an annual thirty-day frenzy in which writers of all types undertake the challenge to complete one 50,000-word novel. Outliners, plotters and seat-of-your-pantsers all give their internal editor a bus ticket for the month and just write. I am 28,000 words into my NaNoWriMo book (slightly ahead of schedule, averaging about 2,000 words a day). Last year I was editing a book and opted not to participate, and I kind of missed it. Here’s why: 

  • Creating new stuff is the best part of writing. It’s fresh, exciting, full of energy and possibilities.

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