5 Things to Do With Your New NaNoWriMo Book

Column by Max Booth III December 16, 2016
Hope you have some gasoline handy.

What I'm Doing Instead of NaNoWriMo

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.

NaNoWriMo Hangover: 8 Steps to Recovery

Column by Brandon Tietz December 7, 2015
You've just completed NaNoWriMo and have a messy first draft to show for it. Now what?

5 Uses For Your Unfinished NaNoWriMo Manuscript

Column by Leah Dearborn November 11, 2015
Not everyone finishes NaNoWriMo every year, and that's okay.

6 Things You Should Never Write About for NaNoWriMo

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.
NaNoWriMo Receives $10K Grant from Pubslush Foundation

NaNoWriMo Receives $10K Grant from Pubslush Foundation

News by Raine Winters
NaNoWriMo is about to get that much more fabulous thanks to Pubslush.
News, NaNoWriMo, Ben H. Winters

Ben H. Winters Has A Deal For NaNoWriMo Folks: Give To Charity, Get Entered To Win A Critique

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.

The Pitfalls of NaNoWriMo

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?

NaNoWriMo vs. The Three-Day Novel Contest: Pros and Cons

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.

The NaNoWriMo Survival Kit

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.

12 Vital Preparatory Steps for NaNoWriMo

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.

4 Things I Learned From NaNoWriMo

Column by Ryan Peverly December 9, 2013
So, some lessons were learned from participating in National Novel Writing Month for the first time.

Don’t You Dare Stop! – 5 Bullshit Reasons for Giving Up on NaNoWriMo

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.

Remember To Wear Pants: Tips for Surviving NaNoWriMo with Your Dignity Intact

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.

Would Jane Austen Write A Blog? (and other things writers probably shouldn't do)

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.

Storyville: NaNoWriMo and Free Writing

Column by Richard Thomas November 2, 2012
Whether it's during NaNoWriMo or on your own, free writing can help you channel your visions.

My Kindle Experiment: How Easy Is Amazon's Self-Publishing Platform?

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.

Binge: My Love/Hate Relationship with NaNoWriMo

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?
National Novel Writing Month

Today Marks The Start of National Novel Writing Month

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

Sixth Sense Settings: Writing Rich, Descriptive Scenes

Column by Taylor Houston November 1, 2011
Incorporating tone/mood into your settings for realistic descriptions that keep your reader hooked.

Out of Order: A Discussion of Nonlinear Narrative Structure

Column by Taylor Houston October 25, 2011
A Discussion of Non-linear Narrative Structure

Don't Leave Me Hanging...

Column by Taylor Houston October 17, 2011
The ending is the most important part, and as a writer you should want to write a spectacular ending because, hey, you did a heck-of-a-lot of work on the beginning and middle parts.

An Exquisite Corpse: Tips for Brainstorming your National Novel Writing Month Plot

Column by Taylor Houston October 13, 2011
How to Generate plot ideas for your NaNoWriMo novel.