NaNoWriMo and Novel Writing Tips from the Pros

NaNoWriMo is here again, and you can see a lot of writers gearing up to write their drafts of 50,000+ words to beat the November 30 deadline. I would like to be able to proudly say that I am going to be one of them, but I am not. I am not that confident enough, and I know that I still have a lot to learn. Not to mention I do not have the right resources. We only have one PC in the house, and it’s currently being used as a tool for therapy by someone who is suffering from depression. However, that does not stop me from enjoying some writing tips designed for people to survive NaNoWriMo because these tips can actually be really helpful for someone like me who is writing a book for the first time. More

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Write If You Want To Write

I can’t remember who said it and where I read it. But what I remember was that there was a man asking a famous writer if he can be a writer. The writer then said, “If you wake up one morning and the first thing that you think about is writing, then you already are a writer.”

It stuck to me because I wanted to be a writer ever since high school. But I never got that compulsion to write that it was the first thing I wanted to do and think about first thing in the morning.

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A Blogger of Many Talents

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I am a writer. I cannot deny that. Any other artistic talent  that my mother contributed to the family gene pool, my tiny yet feisty older sister gathered them all. I don’t  do decors, I don’t do stylings, I don’t do anything artistic whatsoever.

I am the practical and subdued person in the family in a sense, and I cannot and will not change that. More

A Writer’s Confidence

I have always been a thinker, and I have dreamed about writing something, anything, when I was in high school. When I graduated from college and my sister said that I am on my own when it comes to continuing education, I was desparate to find work. A good friend then introduced me  to the wonders of working at home through oDesk.
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