NaNoWriMo · Writing

How to Add to Your Word Count for NaNoWriMo Without Killing Your Plot

For National Novel Writing Month, participants need to write 50,000 words in order to win. The prizes include a certificate you can print, bragging rights, and some offers from the various sponsors like Scrivener and CreateSpace. In the seven years that I’ve been a participant, I’ve seen all sorts of strategies. Sure, there are the… Continue reading How to Add to Your Word Count for NaNoWriMo Without Killing Your Plot

NaNoWriMo · Writing

What to do When You Get Stuck During NaNoWriMo

Tuesday¬†was a pretty dismal day for writing. I only managed 700-something words, which was atrocious compared to the previous two days. I ran into the problem because I a) left off in an uneventful moment rather than an action infused one, b) did not do much world building before beginning this project, and c) still… Continue reading What to do When You Get Stuck During NaNoWriMo