I write stories to entertain, not to be the best.
One of the coolest features offered during Camp NaNoWriMo is the option to join a cabin with other writers. They can become your accountability partners, cheer squad, and support group if used correctly. Plus, they’re a lot of fun! If you’re a new writer and looking to make some friendships within the writing community, here are a few tips for supporting your cabinmates during April (or July) and staying connected after Camp NaNo is no more.
We’re a week into Camp NaNoWriMo, and if you’re like me, you’re already tired. The month-long deadline and a crazy-high goal does enforce the need for daily commitment to our project, but it also has a tendency to wear us out fast. Here are some handy tips for staying motivated during the next three weeks.
Have you ever been camping? Well, Camp NaNoWriMo is nothing like that. First of all, you’re not stranded in the woods, or by some lake. You’re in your chair, or your writing desk, just like always. There are some other major differences to note. I made a list!
A couple weeks ago, I got to attend WriteOnCon, an online conference specifically for writers of children’s books, middle grade, and young adult. Was it Amazing? Yes. Why? I’m glad you asked. Here is a Top 5 Countdown of my favorite takeaways from the event. I hope you’ll learn from my experience, and maybe even mark your calendar to join me next year.
My bursting heart must find vent at my pen.
Words are a puzzle; put them together the right way and you get something beautiful.