Advice for Making it Through NaNoWriMo

Last year, Brittany participated in NaNoWriMo for the first time, and she’s planning to do it again this year. NaNo starts in two short weeks, and she has asked for some NaNo advice. Here goes: FINDING THE TIME You will need roughly an hour a day to write if you’re going to “win.” Some days,…

NaNoWriMo: What Now?

On Friday, my 6th NaNoWriMo came to a close. I wrote 50,126 words in November. Over the past 6 Novembers, I have written over 300,000 words spread across 4 different projects. This year, I decided to return to the (partially finished) draft of a YA novel that I started during NaNo#2. I have worked at…

Writing Advice from John Green’s Dad

+NaNoWriMo+Mid-Novel Blues+Zombie Camels+ One of the many things I do when I’m procrastinating/percolating on the day’s writing is search out process porn online. This doesn’t mean what you might think it means. Process porn is simply writers talking about their writing process. I have an endless appetite for process porn. Partly it’s a distraction. I…