As a first-time NaNoWriMo participant—the worldwide community of writers who subject themselves to bleeding 1,667 words a day or 50,000 words total during the month of November—I was confused about how to keep up the pace the rest of the year. And should I? I asked five successful authors to discuss their year-round strategy and was surprised by the differences and flexibility in approaches. Click the title above to continue reading.
Let’s be honest. We want kids to read, and they’re on to us. The jig is up. This in mind, I put to you an arsenal of devious strategies, so tap your fingers together and prepare to cackle. Click the title above to continue reading.
Welcome to the magical place where 404 NaNoWriMo authors have committed to following one another’s blog and social media accounts. Get ready for some serious hopping, because the Nano Blog & Social Media Hop has begun. Click the title above to continue reading.
What could make the Nano Blog & Social Media Hop even better than it already is, you ask? Prizes, my friends. Critique prizes. Click the title above to continue reading.
What if you could tap into the expanded vocabulary of authors you admire, with the end goal of using those words in your own writing? It’s easier than you think. Just start a Word Hoard. Click the title above to continue reading.
If you’ve read even one article on book promotion, you’re familiar with the term “author platform”, which is basically your marketing reach. It’s how you’ll promote your books, especially online. So, let’s build our platforms together! Add your blog and social media pages in the form below, and I’ll send it out to every participant at the end of NaNoWriMo 2016. Then we’ll follow one another’s pages. Click the title above to continue reading.