My NaNoWriMo Update: Round 7, Week 4

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It’s the final stretch—hooray! This NaNoWriMo update is my last post for National Novel Writing Month for the year.

It’s the last week of November and we’re just days away from the Thanksgiving holiday meals and family gatherings (well, not for me this year, since my family celebrated last weekend). We are too close now to give up on reaching 50,000 words and win the National Novel Writing Month writing challenge this year.

But let’s focus on this past week. How did I do? Read the details below.


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Hosting a Write-In Successfully During NaNoWriMo

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Interested in hosting a Write-In this year during NaNoWriMo? Write-Ins are a great way to meet writers in your community and provide a safe space for everyone to reach their word count goals during National Novel Writing Month.

That being said, there’s a lot of planning that goes behind this event. If you want to host a Write-In during NaNoWriMo, follow these steps so that your event is successful.

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7 Things You Can Write Before NaNoWriMo

7 Things You Can Write Before NaNoWriMo via KLWightman.com
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It’s tempting to write before NaNoWriMo, especially if you’re really excited about your next novel. However, writing your novel before November is against the rules—that is, if you want to win the National Novel Writing Month challenge.

Luckily, there’s plenty that you can write before NaNoWriMo begins. You can’t write your novel just yet, but you can write about your novel. Focus on finessing the plot, characters and setting of your story now so that you write with confidence during National Novel Writing Month.

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