December 21st, 2020

Moving From Pantser to Plantser

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Ellen Buikema | Writing Craft

by Ellen Buikema

National Novel Writing Month, aka NaNoWriMo, is an organization that promotes creative writing worldwide via annual writing challenges where participants attempt to write fifty thousand words in a month. I pondered whether or not to attempt their challenge for several years and finally opted to give it a try in 2020, the unhappy year many wish wasn’t.… Read the post

October 7th, 2020

Has the Coronavirus Changed NaNoWriMo?

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Writer's Life

As we have all seen, the coronavirus has changed the rules for almost everything. Change is hard for almost everyone, and I know dozens of people who are reeling from the onslaught of unexpected challenges 2020 has brought. But for many, this year of change has opened doors to areas they might not have ever explored.… Read the post

October 30th, 2019

Making NaNoWriMo Work For You

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Blogging Guests | Writer's Life

by Tasha Seegmiller

Have you ever had the chance to sneak away for a writing retreat? Have you had the chance to experience the synergistic feeling of creating while in close proximity of other creators? One of the best perks is that when temptation shows up, to jump on the socials or play a game on the phone “while you figure out what’s going on in the story”, a quick glance around the place silently peer pressures you back to doing what you went there to do – write.… Read the post


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