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  • Very encouraging post, Juanita. What are your primary projects for 2019? I have a kids novella to finish and a YA fantasy, both worked on during NaNoWriMo 2018. Also have letters to write....and my husband gave me an online essay-writing course to work through. Also writing poetry. ~:0)
  • Mae, for me this is the number-one benefit of NaNoWriMo: a daily exercise in powering through the paralysis of perfectionism. It gets easier and easier to put down the words imperfect...
  • In 2016, for NaNoWriMo, I wrote my memories. Long, good grist for the mill of memoir, but really more of an autobiography. I'm working on distilling it into scenes, takeaways...
  • ...use) and thoroughly enjoyed it! Although it is an older article, every word of it holds true today. I finished my first book in November with NaNoWriMo...well, I wrote the first dra...
  • At the moment I have many things I am changing about my first draft.  Tried to write it through NaNoWriMo twice. Also, I am contemplating changing my whole POV scheme and style.  Can o...
  • I love your approach, Jude!  I bailed on NaNoWriMo because I convinced myself that a...ally "take a page out of your book" for Camp NaNoWriMo in July, and the main event n...You are right in keeping connected with the NaNoWriMo writing tribe.  So important....
  • I didn't complete Nanowrimo this year. It seems the book I planned to write wasn't ready to be writt...k in order to work on the other and I'm grateful for the fun of previous Nanowrimos.
  • ...premise down. When people ask me about it I ramble.  I really need to get this done and I appreciate your little reminder. When I participate in Nanowrimo.org the National Novel Writin...
  • ...rite. Isn't that a blessing? Patricia Robertson: Glad I could provide relief from the guilt voice! Congrats on the 50,000 words you wrote during NaNoWriMo! That's definitely an accompl...
  • I recently read a post about a writer who writes over 100,000 words each month! And here I thought I was doing good to make it to 50,000 during NaNoWriMo. I'm also procrastinating abou...