For Writers – How to Prep for Camp NaNoWriMo (As a Pantser)

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Pantsers come in just as many shapes and styles as Plotters. Just as each Plotter might have a different method for how to prepare themselves for writing, individual Pantsers usually have their own little starting rituals or attack strategies in place, too. Just because a Pantser doesn’t plot doesn’t mean they’re necessarily going in blind, either.

I’ve collected a few tips and tricks for how Pantsers can prepare for a productive Camp NaNoWriMo session this July… no pre-writing necessary:

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Show & Tell – Camp NaNo Winner

I wrote a grand total of 50,153 in April and made my self-inflicted goal of 50K. This is what a winner looks like:

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Question of the Day: How did you do on your Camp NaNoWriMo goal this month? Are you planning to go again in July?

For Writers – How To Support Your Cabinmates

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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.

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Show & Tell – Lettering

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Distractions have to wait until Camp NaNoWriMo is over, which includes little things like binging season 2 of Miraculous Ladybug on Netflix, taking pictures of new-thrifted books for Instagram, and editing those pesky sentences that are clearly riddled with mistakes and somehow written completely backward. Keep moving forward!

Question of the Day: What’s your biggest distraction during NaNoWriMo?