November is the best month! It’s NANOWRIMO! To watch all of our National Novel Writing Month videos, use the embedded playlist. To find a specific NaNo video, use the list below or the search bar.
We talk all about how to find and select what idea to write for National Novel Writing Month.
Welcome to week 2 in our National Novel Writing Month prep series! Tonight we’re talking all about how to get your inspiration prepared so that in November it’s there to motivate, rather than distract you.
Today we’re talking all about taking that idea in your head and turning it into a fleshed out story!
Tonight we’re finishing up our series on NaNoWriMo preparation by talking about time management and how to destroy distractions during the months of november.
Join the WordNerds as they prepare for National Novel Writing Month 2016!
In this Sunday Special live chat, the WordNerds celebrate the end of NaNo week 1, and do some word sprints!
In this Sunday Special live chat, the WordNerds share NaNoWriMo advice and do some word sprints!
In this Sunday Special live chat, the WordNerds share NaNowriMo Week 3 advice, and do some word sprints!
In the final week of National Novel Writing Month 2016, the WordNerds host one more virtual write-in and answer your burning NaNo questions.
Kellie Sheridan participates in #ProjectWriteTube to help get ready for NaNoWriMo.
Emma shares 10 things that can help you power through the final days of National Novel Writing Month. Official Word Sprints Twitter account: @NaNoWordSprints (Or search Twitter for #NaNoWordSprints)
NaNo veteran and fanatic, Kellie goes in to 100 different tips to help you make the most of National Novel Writing Month this year. Every tip won’t work for every person, so take what makes sense for you and leave the rest.
Meghan Jashinsky shares five books that can help you prepare for NaNoWriMo.
Desiraye Williams shares five more NaNoWriMo tips.
National Novel Writing Month is less than two weeks away for Emma Kate, and she talks about five life-related things that she plans to do to prepare for NaNo.
Thinking of Nanoing rebelliously this year? E. Latimer gives you five tips to break all the rules and still hit all your goals.
Emma Kate shares some books that are great for reading during NaNoWriMo.
Desiraye Williams talks about life after National Novel Writing Month, and gives you some tips for how to live your life now that you’ve survived NaNoWriMo.
E. Latimer talks about self-imposed NaNoWriMo pressure and how to overcome it.
Kellie Sheridan talks about which published books were written during National Novel Writing Month.
Emma Kate WAS behind in NaNoWriMo. Was. Here’s how she made a comeback.
Emma Kate checks in on how your word count is doing and talks about the dangers of comparing your word count to someone who is doing “better” than you.
Helen Powers stops by to talk about reaching your goals slowly, or not reaching them at all.
Desiraye Williams shares her plan of attack for National Novel Writing Month!
Meghan Jashinsky provides three questions you can ask to determine whether your distraction needs attention now, or if it can wait until after you write.
E. Latimer talks about how to participate in NaNoWriMo when you have to focus on revisions.
Kellie Sheridan doesn’t want you to give up on your story just yet. Getting to THE END is so worth it!
Desiraye Williams talks about being halfway through November and pushing onward regardless of your NaNoWriMo word count.
Emma Kate doesn’t want you to publish your NaNoWriMo novel right when you finish National Novel Writing Month. Susan Dennard’s writing resources (scroll down to On Revision): https://susandennard.com/writing-resources/ Print Run Podcast on Twitter: @printrunpodcast Print Run’s website: https://www.printrunpodcast.com/
Meghan Jashinsky does an end of NaNo evaluation and encourages you to do the same.
Meghan Jashinsky talks about failing hard core at NaNoWriMo, NaNoReDo, and setting new goals post-November.
Desiraye Williams gives some tips for if you find yourself falling behind in NaNoWriMo.
Kellie Sheridan wants you to know that there’s still time to meet your NaNo goals. Don’t stress just yet!
Meghan Jashinsky gives an update on what’s going on in her writing life. How’s your NaNo prep going? Read any good books lately?
Emma Kate shares some suggestions for getting words down in the last few days of National Novel Writing Month. No matter what your worrd count, you are awesome!
Join Meghan Jashinsky, Kyra Nelson, Kellie Sheridan, Erica Crouch, Emma Kate, and E. Latimer as they kick off NaNoWriMo 2015 the only way they know how–with word sprints!
Kellie Sheridan gives you permission to forget all of those pesky rules about writing during NaNo.
Kellie Sheridan talks about how stoked she is to prepare for NaNoWriMo and provides some tips to use now to help you to succeed in November.
Meghan Jashinsky walks you through creating a National Novel Writing Month account, getting your novel set up, and shows you her favorite features on the NaNoWriMo website.
The WordNerds are here today to show you the awesome new features of the BRAND NEW National Novel Writing Month website! In addition to giving you a tour of the new site, they also talk about all the things you need to have set up so you can make the most out of your NaNoWriMo … Continue reading GETTING STARTED ON THE NEW NANOWRIMO WEBSITE
E. Latimer talks about how to make sure you hit your NaNo word count goals each day.
Kellie Sheridan celebrates the first Monday of National Novel Writing Month 2018, and muses on the importance of NaNoWriMo in her life.
On this first day of NaNoWriMo, the WordNerds share their favorite tips for National Novel Writing Month.
Rachel Sargeant talks about writer jealousy and timing in your writing and reading life.
Join the WordNerds as they celebrate the last day of National Novel Writing Month 2016!
Meghan Jashinsky talks about taking the productivity and excitement of National Novel Writing Month and applying it to the months that follow.
Calyn Morgan talks about all of the various mental places you might be on the last day of National Novel Writing Month and tells you that you ROCK.
Emma Kate talks about preparing for National Novel Writing Month at the last minute.
The WordNerds talk about an amazing website that can help you get ahead in National Novel Writing Month, as well as share some basic tips that can help you “win” in November. To fight the monsters featured in this video: http://4thewords.com
Desiraye Williams wants you to know that it’s okay if you don’t win NaNoWriMo.
Desiraye Williams makes her NaNoWriMo characters in the Sims for a little extra inspiration!
Desiraye Williams shares the NaNoWriMo 2018 write-in schedule. 1st: November 1st at 7pm EST (NaNoWriMo Channel) 2nd: November 4th at 4pm EST (WordNerds Channel) 3rd: November 11th at 7:30pm EST (WordNerds Channel) 4th: November 17th at 2pm EST (NaNo Channel) 5th: November 18th at 7:30pm EST (Word Nerds Channel) 6th: November 25th at 7:30pm EST … Continue reading NaNo 2018 Write-In Schedule!
E. Latimer talks about NaNoWriMo and attending Wattcon and getting to see writing friends!
Meghan Jashinsky has a NaNoWriMo check-in and shares some ideas to keep you pushing through if you’re behind.
Desiraye Williams talks about the last day of National Novel Writing Month 2018!
Meghan Jashinsky shares some resources that can help you prepare for NaNoWriMo whether you are a plotter or a pantser.
Kellie Sheridan knows it isn’t November, but still thinks you should pick a day to dedicate solely to your writing and not worry so much about the specifics.
Kellie Sheridan shares the schedule of write-ins and word sprints for the NaNoWriMo 2016 season.
Desiraye Williams participates in the booktube and authortube tag for National Novel Writing Month!
Meghan Jashinsky wants to know how week 3 of NaNo is going for you, and lets you know how it’s going for her.
Dez gives ten tips for people who are trying out National Novel Writing Month for the first time this year. You’ve got this!
National Novel Writing Month has officially begun, and Kellie Sheridan couldn’t be more excited!
Calyn Morgan talks about some ways to get yourself inspired during NaNoWriMo.
National Novel Writing Month 2018 is upon us! Meghan Jashinsky gets you pumped and lets you know all the important WordNerdy/NaNoWriMo details.
In this Sunday Special live chat, the WordNerds talk about how NaNo is over, and what you should do with your novel now!
In this Sunday Special live chat, the WordNerds get pumped for NaNo 2014!
In this Sunday Special live chat, the WordNerds get excited for NaNo 2015 and answer all of your burning questions about how to get prepared for the month of mayhem.
Kellie Sheridan recommends some books that are great ones for when you want to keep reading, but also it’s NaNoWriMo and you are creatively exhausted.
Kellie Sheridan shares some of her best tips for succeeding this November.
It’s time to get to know Helen a little better. This week, she’s doing the NaNoWriMo Tag!
Desiraye Williams talks about whether NaNoWriMo and school are exclusive, or if you can make both work.
Join Meghan Jashinsky, Kellie Sheridan, Emma Kate, and E. Latimer as they evaluate how week 1 on NaNoWriMo 2015 went and host more word sprints.
Kellie Sheridan talks about how tackling one big chunk of consecutive writing time can really help with your writing productivity.
With one week left in NaNoWriMo 2015, Kellie Sheridan wants you to make the most of it!
Meghan Jashinsky tries to get you psyched for this Sunday’s chat about plotting. There will be something for plotters and pantsers alike! Are you a plotter, a pantser, or something in between?
Meghan vlogged herself as she plotted her novel for National Novel Writing Month! In this video, she talks about loosely using three-act structure as well as James Scott Bell’s plotting from the midpoint method to come up with an outline that gives her confidence without feeling too constricting. What’s your favorite way to plot a … Continue reading PLOT A NOVEL WITH ME – NaNoWriMo Preparation Vlog and Book Plotting Talk
Emma Kate talks about goal setting after National Novel Writing Month, particularly since she didn’t “win” NaNo this year.
This week we’re talking all things National Novel Writing Month 2019! From choosing ideas to managing your time, we’ve got all the tips and tricks you’ll need. Let us know your NaNoWriMo2019 questions, and we’ll discuss them live! Also, definitely put your NaNo username in the discussion section, and we can add each other as … Continue reading PREPARING FOR NANOWRIMO 2019
Meghan talks about having beaten her writing slump, and what goals she’s setting now to help prepare for National Novel Writing Month in November.
This week we’ll have a workshop aimed at helping you create the characters for your NaNoWriMo 2020 project.
This live chat covers all things PLOT! We hope to have exercises that will be helpful for plotters and pantsers alike, though we’ll mostly focus on coming up with a full plot for you novel, that way if you hit any blocks in November, you’ll at least know where you’re headed. 🙂 Slides – https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1kOie4Hs4j4RG3q1L4yP12judD2_ZLygn8B99rRcPR6M/edit?usp=sharing
Join us as we get prepared for NaNo! Tonight we’ll focus primarily on developing a premise for your novel, and in future weeks we’ll expand upon your ideas generated tonight!
Today we’re talking all about preparing for National Novel Writing Month.
Calyn Morgan talks about your brain on procrastination and how NaNo helps you avoid procrastinating.
The WordNerds and Patchwork Press team join up again to get to work writing words for NaNoWriMo.
Join the Patchwork Press team and the WordNerds for another NaNoWriMo write-in!
Emma Kate shares some book recs for when you’re participating in NaNoWriMo or are otherwise too busy for longer stories.
Desiraye Williams talks about whether it’s even possible to read books during NaNoWriMo.
E. Latimer talks about how taking a break can inspire you to keep working when you get stuck.
E. Latimer talks about the importance of patience in the writing industry. Don’t rush the things you can control!
Emma Kate talks about those times when your inspiration is high, and how to optimize that time so you can be as productive as possible.
Meghan is feeling the NaNo burnout as she heads into the last three days of November, so she turns to her closest writing friends for inspiration. But most of them have… unique… rituals to get inspired. GOOD LUCK WRITING YOU WONDERFUL WORDNERDS! Push on to the end no matter what your word count is. Every … Continue reading RITUALS TO KEEP YOU INSPIRED THROUGH THE END OF NANOWRIMO
Did you lose NaNo? Well Dez sure did! And here she talks about what’s next.
Erica Crouch thinks you need to stop making excuses and get those words on the page!
Emma Kate has some encouragement for anyone who’s feeling down about the middle of NaNoWriMo or the middle of their draft.
Emma Kate talks about how to participate in National Novel Writing Month while you are a student.
Meghan Jashinsky talks about the importance of taking breaks during NaNoWriMo.
Emma Kate talks about taking necessary breaks so that you don’t get burned out.
Calyn Morgan talks about the insanity that is NaNo, and shares some tricks to help get through it.
In this Sunday Special live chat, the WordNerds talk about how they’re doing as the end of NaNo looms overhead.