Column by Annie Neugebauer
NaNoWriMo-ers, congratulations! You survived November! Whether you “won” or just wrote more than usual, you now have an at least partially-completed manuscript waiting for you. So… What now?
Column by Annie Neugebauer
NaNoWriMo is rough, and we're only halfway there. Inside, find your survival boost.
Column by Annie Neugebauer November 7, 2018
11 tips for resisting the urge to procrastinate, because falling behind in NaNoWriMo (or any fast drafting) is the kiss of death.
Column by Emmanuel Nataf
Want to write a novel but don't know where to start? NaNoWriMo 2018 might be the perfect opportunity — here's 7 ways you can prepare for it now.
Column by Max Booth III December 16, 2016
Hope you have some gasoline handy.
Column by Leah Dearborn November 1, 2016
I honestly don't have the time or desire to pump out 50,000 words for fun or practice, especially since it would draw energy away from the commercial writing that I rely on.
Column by Brandon Tietz December 7, 2015
You've just completed NaNoWriMo and have a messy first draft to show for it. Now what?
Column by Leah Dearborn November 11, 2015
Not everyone finishes NaNoWriMo every year, and that's okay.
Column by Cath Murphy November 2, 2015
Getting past the NaNoWriMo finish line isn’t just about perseverance and gallons of coffee. It’s about picking the right idea. Choose wisely my friends.
News by Raine Winters
NaNoWriMo is about to get that much more fabulous thanks to Pubslush.
News by Rob Hart November 12, 2014
Win a chance to win a manuscript critique from Ben H. Winters, author of the excellent 'Last Policeman' series. All you have to do is offer a helping hand to a worthy organization.
Column by Christopher Shultz November 6, 2014
NaNoWriMo is a wonderful event for some writers, but a very bad idea for others. In which camp do you belong?
Column by Leah Dearborn November 5, 2014
Are you a tortoise or a hare? NaNoWriMo isn't the only writing marathon, and participating in different challenges can help you discover more about your own habits.
Column by Robbie Blair November 4, 2014
I teach you how to cope with the long-haul goals of NaNoWriMo. From psychological tricks to help motivate yourself to what you can eat, drink, and wear—I cover it all.
Column by Robbie Blair October 2, 2014
November poses one of the greatest challenges for writers: drafting an entire novel in one month. Learn what you can do now to increase your chances of success.
Column by Ryan Peverly December 9, 2013
So, some lessons were learned from participating in National Novel Writing Month for the first time.
Column by Cath Murphy November 14, 2013
NaNoWriMo's half way mark looms and you're suffering from a bad case of verbal fatigue. But enough with the bullshit excuses! This is why you must keep going and Finish That Thing.
Column by Leah Dearborn
NaNoWriMo can be a hectic time, even if you're not trying to juggle writing with a job, family, going to the gym, and occasionally breathing.
Column by Cath Murphy November 16, 2012
Being it is NaNoWriMo, it seems right to look back at the great writers of our time and ask if they would have joined in, or laughed their asses off instead.
Column by Richard Thomas November 2, 2012
Whether it's during NaNoWriMo or on your own, free writing can help you channel your visions.
Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen March 21, 2012
Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing makes profiting from a book or novel seem ridiculously easy. I've got an unpublished manuscript that I'm willing to sacrifice, so let's see just how simple this is.
Column by Brandon Tietz November 2, 2011
National Novel Writing Novel Month is upon us again. Many will participate, and some will complete the project, but is this really the best system for you?
News by Rob Hart November 1, 2011
National Novel Writing Month, a.k.a. NaNoWriMo, starts today, a competition that encourages people to write 50,000 words by the end of the month
Column by Taylor Houston November 1, 2011
Incorporating tone/mood into your settings for realistic descriptions that keep your reader hooked.
Column by Taylor Houston October 25, 2011
A Discussion of Non-linear Narrative Structure