NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) begins today! A demanding feat only attempted by the most ambitious writers, NaNoWriMo challenges novelists to write an entire book (50,000 words) during the month of November.
As a career writer, failure and rejection will happen. The key is understanding how to turn that rejection into motivation and a learning experience.
National Dictionary Day is an excellent chance to expand your “sesquipedalian” reperoire …
It’s practically one of the ten commandments of writing: don’t use clichés.
But perhaps clichés do have some place in our writing …
A complete story, full of characters, conflicts, description, and emotion—could you write it in one hundred words?
For someone who has never heard of it before, professional writing is confusing. “So, you want to be novelists, then?”
Well, no. Not always.