Monthly Archives: November 2016

The End of NaNoWriMo2016

By Ash Thoms Today is the 30th of November, which means National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has come to a close. Very early this morning I finished my last sentence, copied all of my text, and put it into NaNoWriMo’s … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2016 Monday Prompt Set #4

It’s the last Monday of NaNoWriMo! You can do it! We’ve got a final set of prompts for you to use to get through these final days. Try using ideas from these prompts (inspired by The Writer’s Block by Jason Rekulak) to help … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2016 Monday Prompt Set #3

We’re deep into NaNoWriMo now, and you might be struggling to get meet those daily word goals. Don’t give up! Try using some of these scenarios for inspiration. Write a paragraph about: A stay-at-home parent with crippling debt A teller of … Continue reading

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Nouning Your Characters

By Logan Miller When writing (say, for NaNoWriMo), do you find yourself thinking predominantly about narrative? Sure, numerous characters populate that narrative, but maybe your thinking tends to revolve around circumstances, events, conflicts, etc. If it does, I’d bet you … Continue reading

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Reflections from Week Two of NaNoWriMo 2016

By Ash Thoms The second week of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has come to a close! At the end of the 14th of November, the word count for each participant should have been 23,333. It is unbelievable to me … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2016 Monday Prompts Set #2

We’ve got another set of prompts for you today! We’re drawing from The Storymatic® again to help you make it to your daily word goal! Include in your story: A cook who can’t cook A person in tears A hypochondriac A person who can’t … Continue reading

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Reflections from Week One of NaNoWriMo 2016

By Ash Thoms The first week of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has come to a close. While I’m sure many of you reading this know what NaNoWriMo is, I’ll give a brief overview for those who don’t. NaNoWriMo is … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2016 Monday Prompts Set #1

Are you falling short of your NaNoWriMo word goal? Try using these story prompts from The Storymatic® to move your plot forward and/or work through some writer’s block! Write a story about: Something inside the wall A bounced check Homesickness The last … Continue reading

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