Preptober Starts

We’re less than a month away from National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and October has been dubbed ‘Preptober’ by many. It’s the month in which participants of NaNoWriMo prepare their big epic novel for production. The plotters will finish their outlines, the pantsers just let their idea simmer in the back of their mind. If Read More

Reflecting On Camp NaNo July 2020

For those of you who’ve been following me for a longer time will know I regularly take part in the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) events. Every April and July they host a the camp version. Some people prefer Camp NaNo to the big event in November because in a camp, you get to decide Read More

NaNoWriMo: Half Way There

Are you doing NaNoWriMo? Then this is your half way mark. There’s fifteen days left to complete your goal, and to learn. How have you been doing? Take fifteen minutes today to reflect on your progress and see if you can improve the process. Work smarter, not harder. Keep going No matter how many words Read More

NaNoWriMo Prep: 5 Tips For Pantsers

Here are five tips to help the pantsers in our writing group, the people who write by the seat of their pants. They don’t use outlines, but they start writing. They have a premise and characters in their head and want to tell their story immediately. If you are such a writer or want to Read More