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Practical insights for writers from Jessica P Morrell

NaNoWriMo Survival Guide

Last November I posted a long, smart (yes, I know I’m bragging), and practical ┬ásurvival guide for making it through November and succeeding at NaNoWriMo. As writers everywhere know, it’s a giddy, laborious, exhausting and fulfilling marathon to crank out a 50,000-word novel in November. Thousands of people worldwide have joined and pulled it off. […]

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NaNoWriMo Hacks & a Bit of Tough Love

Thirty days has November and for thousands of writers around the globe, that means NaNoWriMo or National Writing Month, a giddy, exhausting yet exhilarating, marathon and ┬ácommunal activity where writers jam on the page, producing a 50,000-word novel in a month. It teaches writers discipline, commitment, and how to survive on not much sleep. A […]

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