Posts Tagged ‘ NaNoWriMo ’

The caffeinated hordes: 2013 NaNoWriMo prep

It's that time of year again: the lead-up to NaNoWriMo! Writers everywhere are debating "should I or shouldn't I?", scrambling to create outlines, hoarding chocolate and caffeine, and generally freaking out about the upcoming month-long celebration of novel writing and general authorial mayhem. As a past NaNoWriMo participant and winner, I'm drawn into the madness every year. I feel that Continue Reading...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: NaNoWriMo!

It's that time of the year again: National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo) is almost upon us! While some writers pooh-pooh the month-long writing challenge as something no "serious" writer would ever participate in (see Catherine, Caffeinated's awesome rant on the subject), we at Buttontapper Press heartily endorse it. Whether you're a seasoned pro adding another draft to your bookshelf, Continue Reading...

Let’s write novels together: NaNoWriMo 2011

Happy National Novel Writing Month! Every year I debate whether or not to join the fray on this 30-day writing marathon, which I have participated in—and won!—in the past. This year I've come up with a title for a potential novel, but I haven't done any actual writing or brainstorming thus far. It's only day 4, which means I can still get up to speed if I apply myself on the 1,667 words Continue Reading...

Top Five T-shirts About Writing

I'm waiting for a guy to come and fix my clogged bathroom drains. Again. This is the story of my life, and I'd really like it to stop, but since I can't concentrate (knowing that whenever I do get started on something, he will ring the doorbell and interrupt my work with a lot of banging), I thought I would post a round-up of writing-related t-shirts. Consider this your inspiration for the day. Continue Reading...