Tips for NaNoWriMo

NOVELmberIn three days, pens will drop to begin the challenge of writing 50,000 words in 30 days. Are you prepared?

I recently read a post with a gazillion tips on how to survive and reach the 50,000-word goal. Several of them were ones I had planned to put into practice as I wrote my 1,667 words a day. They included:

Don’t Edit: This is not an editing exercise; it’s a writing marathon. If I stopped to edit, I might fall behind. I’m going with the philosophy of Don’t Look Back, which means once it is written, it won’t be read. I’m going to force myself to just write, not read. The most I’ll read is the last paragraph before I begin writing for the day to ensure I’m continuing the story correctly.

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