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Tag Archive: Nanowrimo

NaNoWriMo Preparation – Ready to write?

Prep Tips for Nanowrimo
This entry is part 21 of 20 in the series Nanowrimo

This entry is part 21 of 20 in the series NanowrimoNaNoWriMo Prep Tips NaNoWriMo preparation is heavy on the mind of many writers right now. November 1st is a few days away, so now is a good time to take inventory and do some NaNoWriMo preparation to make sure you are ready for the upcoming intensive…

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NaNoWrimo 2015: Sign up today!

NaNoWrimo 2015 Journey Starts Now
This entry is part 20 of 20 in the series Nanowrimo

This entry is part 20 of 20 in the series NanowrimoNaNoWrimo 2015 begins now NaNoWrimo 2015 officially begins November 1st, right? So why do I say the annual writing marathon begins now? Procrastinators need read no further; but for the rest of us, there are plenty of things that can be done to make ready…

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Procrastination help for writers who procrastinate

Most writers are in need of procrastination help.

Procrastination help is needed to combat the blank page Many writers fall into the mind-numbing, anti-productive state of procrastination. It’s an easy place to live — especially today. Even the most productive writers, except for maybe Stephen King, often fall prey to its allure and require a healthy dose of procrastination help. Today is Anti-Procrastination…

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Nano Prep – Planning for NaNoWriMo

Nano prep helps create a successful NaNoWriMo event.
This entry is part 17 of 20 in the series Nanowrimo

This entry is part 17 of 20 in the series NanowrimoNano Prep readies you for NaNoWriMo Nano prep definitely helps prepare writers for the approaching annual writing marathon known as NaNoWriMo. With hundreds of thousands of writers signed up for this year’s event, you can bet many are busy developing strategies and battle plans to…

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NaNoWriMo 2013 – Innoculate yourself against writer’s block

NaNoWriMo defeats the fear of writing.
This entry is part 16 of 20 in the series Nanowrimo

This entry is part 16 of 20 in the series NanowrimoNaNoWriMo 2013 – The best prescription for fear of writing NaNoWrimo 2013 is the single most effective cure for writer’s block. Hands down. Everything else is swept away except you and the keyboard. It’s all about the words, words that appear on computer screens and…

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5 reasons to do the 3-day Novel Contest

Don’t think. Write. 3-Day Novel Contest begins September 1st The International 3-Day Novel Writing is a great way to get a book idea out of your head and onto the page. Don’t let the idea of a 72-hour writing marathon scare you. It can be done. Don’t think you are expected to generate a 600…

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Weekend Writing Finds – Eric Maisel, Written Kitten, Snagit, Pixel Ruler, creativity and deep writing

This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Weekend Writing Finds

This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Weekend Writing FindsTips and tools for writers This week’s tools, apps, and books for writers are fun, creative, and productive. Nanowrimo is approaching and some of you might be ready to try a little warm up or clear the web from the deep creative recesses…

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Are you attending the August 2012 Summer Camp Nanowrimo?

Why bother with a novel writing month in the summer?  I know, I know, Nanowrimo is approaching and you have a lot of other things to do. Camp Nanowrimo is not on your radar but maybe it should be. There are a number of ways it can be useful. It’s a great time to plan and…

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Nanowrimo Summer Boot Camp

Nanowrimo lovers don’t have to wait until November to get their writing juices flowing. Camp Nanowrimo in July is now open for business. Billed as “an idyllic writer’s retreat smack dab in the middle of your crazy life,” Camp Nanowrimo may be a major surprise to you. Didn’t know it was on the horizon? Hadn’t…

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NaNoWriMo Eve finds writers filled with anticipation

This entry is part 6 of 20 in the series Nanowrimo

This entry is part 6 of 20 in the series NanowrimoMost writers, whether they are participating or not, are apt to catch NaNoWriMo fever and a great many fall prey to its effects on Halloween. ‘Tis the night before the great marathon begins, after all. The degree to which they capitulate is the only real…

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Preparing for Nanowrimo

This entry is part 4 of 20 in the series Nanowrimo

This entry is part 4 of 20 in the series NanowrimoEvery November Nanowrimo moves writers to clear the decks, fire up their computers, and put aside all distractions. That, in itself, is a good enough reason to participate. Imagine, one entire month–thirty days–devoted to your work. How rare is that in a time where we…

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Catch Nanowrimo fever: Write 50,000 words

This entry is part 1 of 20 in the series Nanowrimo

This entry is part 1 of 20 in the series NanowrimoNanowrimo, the great annual write-a-thon approaches and writers across the country and around the world are making the decision to be in or to be out. In means daily rounds of beating the blank page. Out, well, out is safe. Where do you stand? Are…

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Write furiously, it’s NaNoWriMo time

This entry is part 2 of 20 in the series Nanowrimo

This entry is part 2 of 20 in the series Nanowrimo Yes, it’s the annual write-for-your-life marathon, otherwise known as NaNoWriMo, and I’ve joined the ranks again. I’ll be detailing my annual experience once more over at my WHIRLPOOL blog. Will I make the 50,000 words this month? I don’t know. Will I have more…

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Ramping up for NaNoWriMo

This entry is part 3 of 20 in the series Nanowrimo

This entry is part 3 of 20 in the series NanowrimoTwo weeks until the NaNoWriMo computers start but don’t think you have to wait until then. Why not go into training? One useful tool is the simple concept of writing 100 words a day for 100 days. Do you have to stop when you reach…

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NaNoWriMo Writers: Sharpen your pencils and plug-in your keyboards!

This entry is part 5 of 20 in the series Nanowrimo

This entry is part 5 of 20 in the series NanowrimoOnce again summer ends, leaves fall, and slumbering writers stir. Across the nation they are responding to the call of the annual National Novel Writing Month challenge commonly called NaNoWriMo. Participants are fondly called Wrimos. My name is Vikk Simmons and I am a Wrimo….

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