Words to Collect

  • Swag
  • Umami
  • Column
  • Enrich
  • Arbor

 

How to Collect Words:

  1. Look it up! See what the word means and learn how it’s pronounced.
  2. Write it down in your word collecting notebook.
  3. Try to use your new word in a sentence you write today.
  4. Try to use your new word in a conversation.
  5. Enjoy your new word and expanded vocabulary!

Writers Are

  • not as shy as they seem in books
  • secretly really into cheesy puns
  • fairly convinced there are goblins under the bed
  • unable to use their full vocabulary in live conversations
  • very embarrassed to hear their work read aloud

For Writers – Balancing NaNoWriMo and Your Other Hobbies

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I love NaNoWriMo. Having a goal, a deadline, and a sense of community with other participants is a great feeling. But NaNoWriMo can become an all-consuming beast, and that’s not a healthy state for creatives.

Instead of letting NaNoWriMo become your one and only priority this November, here are some ways to make time for your other hobbies and still hit your writing goals.

 

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Words to Collect

  • Regards
  • Ochre
  • Pantomime
  • Crumble
  • Ardent

 

How to Collect Words:

  1. Look it up! See what the word means and learn how it’s pronounced.
  2. Write it down in your word collecting notebook.
  3. Try to use your new word in a sentence you write today.
  4. Try to use your new word in a conversation.
  5. Enjoy your new word and expanded vocabulary!