Sandra Gerth author of the Writer's Guides Series

10 tips to prepare for NaNoWriMo

It’s the first of October today, which means that we have just one more month until NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) begins. What is NaNoWriMo? For those of you who haven’t heard of it before: NaNoWriMo is an international writing event that challenges you to write 50,000 words of fiction in November. How to win NaNoWriMo As someone who participated—and won—several times, I can tell you that when it comes to NaNoWriMo, preparation is the mother of victory. Here are 10 things you can do this month to prepare for NaNoWriMo: Clear your calendar as much as you can. Take …

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