Camp NaNo April 2018 Prep

Tessa talks about her preparations for April’s Camp Nano. She’ll take on the task to finish a hand full of short stories: The Death of the Octopod, Thomas and the Wolf, Replaced, Just One Look, Until Death Do Us Part. Read More

NaNoWriMo Prep: Where To Begin?

Every year millions of people around the world sit down and write together in November. National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has been an international event for a long time with writers participating globally, but the name sticks. Most writers know the abbreviation of NaNoWriMo and new words like NaNo-novel came to live. It’s halfway through Read More

Camp Nano is going strong!

April is one of the off months where NaNoWriMo participants organise a virtual writing retreat, or Camp Nano. The rules for Camp Nano are slightly different, because you don’t have to use the 50.000 word count, but you can pick your own. The threshold is lower for people new to writing to set up a writing habit since you can set it as low as you want. My advice is to still challenge yourself. You can improve your daily habitual word count by setting the bar a little higher, but not unattainable. It’s just like exercising. Read More