I love Nanowrimo. I used to participate every year and while I don't feel like it's a necessary part of my process anymore, I value what Nanowrimo has taught me. How far I've been able to come is, in part, because of this crazy yes-you-can program. I also love Nanowrimo's support group. We have Nanoedmo … Continue reading It’s not bad writing advice, just mediocre.
No, this is not a screed against Nanowrimo. It's not about how literature is dying, or how Nanowrimo is the devil, or how agents hate us writers who dare to try writing 50,000 words in a month (pro tip: no they don't). I've been watching writers around me prepare for Nanowrimo this year, and I … Continue reading Why I’m not doing Nanowrimo