NaNoWriMo Prep Week 3: Plot & Structure

We've talked about character; now let's talk plot and structure. It's hard to talk about outlining without overlapping into structure, so some of the links are a repeat.  Again, how much planning for plot and structure you do ahead of time will depend on your personal preference. Outliners like me will feel better about having... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo Prep Week 2: Characters

Some people start their stories with a plot ideas. Others start with a character in mind. I'm going to talk about character first, simply because that's the way I write. Next week we'll talk about plot. Even if you don't plan on outlining for NaNoWriMo, you'll need at least a main character to start with.... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: NaNoWriMo 2011!

What is NaNoWriMo? NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month.  The goal is to write  a novel of at least 50,000 words during the month of November. Yes, 50,000 words in 30 days!  It's a little stressful, a bit crazy, and a whole lot of fun! Check out the official website for more details. So... Continue Reading →

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