Preparing to write your novel with NaNoWRiMo 2017

Some great advice for anyone who wants to have a bash at those 50,000 words next month!

I’m adding my voice to the current slew of advice posts aimed at anyone thinking of joining in the (Inter)National Novel Writing Month through in November this year. Whether you are a seasoned author or a newbie, this is a great challenge to give you a big push to writing a complete novel–though it could also be non-fiction if that’s your bag, baby–by taking the challenge to write 50,000 words during the month of November.

I’ve done it several times now, and still haven’t quite made up my mind whether or not to go for it this year, as I am revising my WIP ahead of publication this December. But I can say unreservedly that it is a great idea and I think also a valuable writing experience. If you’re not sure whether to do it, I say, give it a go, what have you got to lose? And…

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5 thoughts on “Preparing to write your novel with NaNoWRiMo 2017

  1. Thanks for the motivation! This challenge is a kick in the pants for me to be more productive with my writing. Hopefully NaNoWriMo will inspire me. Wish me luck, and I’ll keep you posted.

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