A writer friend of mine recommended the book" Write Your Novel in a Month" by Jeff Gerke and I am recommending it to everyone who has, is, or will write a novel! Gerke takes the reader on a comprehensive journey of the importance of writing a novel in one month's time, but he guides the novelist from start to finish with practical steps and Write a novel in a month!
Track your progress. Get pep talks and support. Meet fellow writers online and in person. A good writing schedule: The only way to finishing writing a novel in a month is to have a regular writing regimen. Divide the word count you need by the days available. Divide the word count you need by the days available. The benefit of writing a novel in one month is that you can allow yourself to get carried away.
Plus, its so much easier to follow your tangents when you know that they count towards your daily word limit. The Cons of Writing a Novel in One Month. Of course, writing a novel in one month isnt for everyone. National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seatofyourpants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50, 000word novel by 11: 59 PM on November 30.
Book in a Month: The FoolProof System for Writing a Novel in 30 Days by Victoria Lynn Schmidt, Ph. D. (WD Books): This book takes an interactive approach to help you complete your writeathon step by step, with expert instruction accompanied by spreadsheets to track your progress. A novel won't work without fully developed, compelling characters.
Take the time to know the hero and heroines story before you start plotting or writing. You may never explicitly use this information in the text, but it will enhance your Nov 02, 2010 Participants agree to start and complete a novel of 50, 000 words or more during the month of November.
To" win, " all you have do is meet that goal, however wretched the result. Last year's NaNoWriMo had 21, 683 such winners. He earned his Associate degree in Science from RACC. His favorite book is Cyrano de Begerac and his favorite films are Big Man on Campus and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.
He enjoys collecting comic books and cards and tries to go camping once a month (when the weather is nice) in the Weiser Forest. To save their reputations, Santiago had to catch a great fish, and Hemingway had to write a great novel; and Santiagos quest to catch a great fish is symbolic of Hemingways quest to write a great novel.