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NaNoWriMo 2017 Looms On The Horizon…

The time is near. One week away, to be exact. National Novel Writing Month (affectionately referred to as “NaNoWriMo”) begins on Wednesday, November 01st, 2017, and writers everywhere are freaking out.

What is NaNoWriMo?

NaNoWriMo is an annual writing challenge that runs from November 01st-30th. The goal? To write 50,000 words of a manuscript within those thirty days…which is the minimum length requirement for a standard novel (20,000-49,999 grants you a novella in the writing world). In order to hit this goal, writers are encouraged to write 1667 words each day to stay on track. It sounds easy. Some days, it is. But overall, it is a daunting challenge with a high reward.

As the author of two published novels with multiple NaNoWriMo cycles under her belt, I have provided some tips and ad...

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