NaNoWriMo – Inspiring Others To Give!

One of the good things to come out of NaNoWriMo is the donation program and how it inspires others to give.  Donations can be made directly to The Office of Letters and Light or through the purchase of NaNoWriMo related items in their shop.  The first year I participated in NaNoWriMo the donations (after operating… Continue reading NaNoWriMo – Inspiring Others To Give!

NaNoWriMo – Thoughts from Published Novelists & 2008 Pep Talks

One of the things that makes NaNoWriMo fun is taking the pressure off writing.  Yes, there is pressure to write 50,000 words but some of the pressure is alleviated by focusing on quantity instead of quality.  It’s difficult to tie up one’s inner editor who wants to correct all spelling and grammar mistakes immediately.  Lots of… Continue reading NaNoWriMo – Thoughts from Published Novelists & 2008 Pep Talks

NaNoWriMo – What is it? And How is it Pronounced?

What is NaNoWriMo? National Novel Writing Month, known as NaNoWriMo, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this November.  The brainchild of Chris Baty, it began in July 1999 with twenty-one participants.  The writing event was moved to November and the number of participants grew each year.  I think once word spread and internet technology was used for registration it… Continue reading NaNoWriMo – What is it? And How is it Pronounced?