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5 Reasons to Participate in NaNoWriMo this Year

5 Reasons to Participate in NaNoWriMo this Year

If you haven’t heard of it already, NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month. During the month of November, NaNoWriMo participants pledge to write 50,000 words, which is a pretty good chunk of a new novel. While some people argue that quality goes by the wayside when you focus on quantity (and 50,000 words in...

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Pro Writing Aid Review: The Tool that Makes Your Editor Obsolete

Pro Writing Aid Review: The Tool that Makes Your Editor Obsolete

Writing a book is not easy, but editing is even more difficult. The good news is that editing just became a whole lot easier. Yesterday, I came across this really neat editing tool called ProWritingAid. If you haven’t heard about it, now is the time to give it a try.How It WorksAll you have to do is...

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How to Write 50,000+ Words in Less than 30 Days for NaNoWriMo

How to Write 50,000+ Words in Less than 30 Days for NaNoWriMo

50,000 words is a lot of words. It certainly seems out of reach if you’ve just started typing up the first chapter of your novel. And it can be really overwhelming when you just don’t have a lot of time to write. Fortunately, writing this many words in less than 30 days can be within your reach if you make...

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How to Stay Motivated and Write Your Novel

How to Stay Motivated and Write Your Novel

Writing a novel is easier said than done. You can probably come up with an idea for a story and write that first chapter. However, once you get to the middle of your book, you might have a difficult time with writing. So how do you stay motivated and write your novel, whether you’re at the beginning, in the...

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How Many Words Should You Write in a Day or Week?

How Many Words Should You Write in a Day or Week?

The tricky part is that there is no right answer to this question. Obviously, you want to write as many words as possible, because the more you write each day the sooner you will reach the end of your novel. That being said, your goals should be realistic for you.First of all, you need to decide how many days a...

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A Novel Writing Program for Your Chromebook

A Novel Writing Program for Your Chromebook

Chromebooks are great. They’re easy to use, portable, and affordable all at the same time. The problem is there are not a lot of novel writing programs that you can use on a Chromebook. This means many writers may feel stuck having to use Google Docs or Word online.Writing a Novel with Your ChromebookFortunately,...

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