Contents tagged with NaNoWriMo

  • Post-November Blues

    Tags: writing, NaNoWriMo, editing

    Now that November is over, did you participate in NaNoWriMo? Did you skip it? Or did you write/edit your usual way, as I did?

    During NaNoWriMo, I recall some people mentioning how what they were … more

  • Death of a thousand cuts

    Tags: writing, editing, word count, NaNoWriMo

    It's ironic that this month, while so many others are doing NaNoWriMo, I'm focusing on reducing word count, just to get down into the range that agents will feel more comfortable with. I wish I knew … more

  • The Value of NaNoWriMo

    Tags: NaNoWriMo

    I hope you don't hate me for not doing NaNoWriMo. But I wanted to follow up on that post, because accusing people of being sheep isn't exactly professional.

    What I think you should think about is … more

  • Why I don't do NaNoWriMo

    Tags: writing, NaNoWriMo, flame-bait

    Please don't hate me for saying this. (EDIT: Please see my follow-up as well.)

    Much of the writing community is now engaged in a ritual known as NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month. It's … more