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Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Put Your Draft Nanowrimo Novel on Smashwords ?>

Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Put Your Draft Nanowrimo Novel on Smashwords

As you may know, Nanowrimo stands for National Novel Writing Month and takes place every November. People attempt and often succeed in writing a 50,000 word novel during that month. As you may also know, Smashwords, the self-publishing site has a special programme to promote Nanowrimo novels and gives the opportunity to publish your draft Nanowrimo novel on its site during November. Don’t do it. Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Do It If You Want a Traditional Publisher. Because once your…

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I won Nanowrimo 2017 and how I managed it! ?>

I won Nanowrimo 2017 and how I managed it!

Yes, I won the Nanowrimo writing challenge (again) this year. But, ahem, not without a certain amount of what some might call cheating. Oh all right then, what nearly every would call cheating. I cheated. I admit I did have cheating as part of my back up plan but I was fully intending not to do it. I had a number of technical difficulties during Nanowrimo. I also didn’t make life easy for myself by going on holiday for ten…

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The end of Nanowrimo ?>

The end of Nanowrimo

This is the last day of Nanowrimo (or National Novel Writing Month as the Muggles call it). The challenge to write 50,000 words in 30 days. I did it. I actually managed to write 50,000, well 50,855 words to be precise in 29 days. Yes, one day less than you were allowed. It was fairly easy for me even if I did go on a ten day holiday in the middle of it (planned a long time ago). I’m not…

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First Day of National Novel Writing Month ?>

First Day of National Novel Writing Month

This is the first day of nanowrimo (or National Novel Writing Month). No prizes for guessing what month this occurs in. I have got off to a flying start by writing 2,535 words. The target per day is 1.667. I have also been very brave and put the story on the Smashwords website – www.smashwords.com since they kindly give Nanowrimo authors the chance to do this. So if you fancy reading the first chapter of my novel (or as far…

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