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After The Thrill Is Gone, or: How to Make Your NaNoWriMo Pay Off

Editor’s note: So far this November, we’ve talked about National Novel Writing Month‘s good points and bad points, strategies for making it to 50,000 words, and why NaNo

NaNoWriMo Isn’t For Everyone

Last week, we posted about strategies for making it through National Novel Writing Month. This week, a couple of us are going to talk about why we aren’t doing NaNo this year, and why that’s totally fine.

Rachel Halpern (Alpha 2007 & 2008):

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Making It to 50,000 Words: Strategies for NaNoWriMo

Last week, Alpha graduate Jameyanne Fuller talked about “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly About National Novel Writing Month.” This week, Alphans discuss how they do the impossible (or at least highly improbable), win NaNoWriMo, and finish their 50,000 words Read more

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly About National Novel Writing Month

Don’t get me wrong. November is my favorite month of the year. NaNoWriMo provides the structure and the goal setting I really need to get writing done on a day to day basis. There’s also the excessive amount of candy, and the sheer thrill of churning out so many words so quickly. That being Read more