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Why NaNoWriMo Works

If you’re a writer you know what it’s like to have a “writer’s brain.” You meet people for one second and get caught up fantasizing about their life stories. Your imagination goes into overdrive just from hearing a song on the radio. You get so attached to characters in books that you have extreme emotional reactions whenever anything bad happens to them.

Your brain never stops moving. It never stops plotting, dreaming, building, investigating, and finding new roads to travel down.

This is the blessing of being a writer—and the curse. Continue Reading

How NaNoWriMo Can Change Your Writing Life

National Novel Writing Month has something for writers of every personality type. Tight deadlines for those who work well under pressure, well-deserved admiration for those who thrive by having their talents recognized, and the freedom to work with or without an outline, according to individual creative taste. Continue Reading