Archive for the ‘ 3-Day Novel Contest ’ Category

Start your 3 Day Novel off right by reading this book

Writing a novel for the 3 Day Novel Contest this weekend? You're gonna need this: My book, Confessions of a 3-Day Novelist, will be on sale for only 99¢ from September 5 - 7. Coincidentally, these are the dates of this year's 3 Day Novel Contest. Learn how to: Outline your book for success, Fight the doubt demons, and Get your book DONE in only 3 days All by reading Continue Reading...

Are you ready for Prime Time? Notes on my 2015 3 Day Novel

As my rabid fans may recall, I completed my first full-length novel manuscript back in 2011 as part of the 3 Day Novel Contest. That manuscript ultimately turned into Ninjas of the 512: A Texas-Sized Satire, my first book. I also wrote a nonfiction guide to writing a novel in 3 days called Confessions of a 3-Day Novelist: How to Write an Entire Book in Just 72 Hours, based on my experience, in Continue Reading...

The 3-Day Novel Contest: To pay or not to pay?

Each year as the end of summer approaches, I begin thinking about participating in the 3-Day Novel Contest. As longtime readers of this blog may already know, I officially participated in 2011 and wrote the first draft of what ultimately became Ninjas of the 512. Though I didn't win the contest and take home a cash prize, I did walk away with something quite valuable: the manuscript of my Continue Reading...