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I’m diving in, and hoping that my quirky heroine has enough to say and do this month to get me through. 50,000 words or bust!!

Limebird Writers

The idea of writing 50,000 words in 30 days can be a bit harrowing. Many writers won’t attempt the feat, while some writers start, falter, then quit. Then there are those who survive the beast and are considered winners.

How can you win this year’s NaNo? Is there a secret strategy? (No.) Should you plot or pants? (Depends on your style.) Do you quit your job to ensure you have enough time to write? (S’pose you could…)

Let’s clarify the goal – which is to write 50,000 words. It doesn’t have to be an amazing 50,000 words. Don’t fret about quality or grammar or run-on sentences.

If you get bogged down with whether the story is any good, you are committing NaNo suicide. Don’t worry about how to connect all the subplots, or whether all of your characters are necessary, or how long berry season lasts. After November 30th

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