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.
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.
Meghan Jashinsky shares five books that can help you prepare for NaNoWriMo.
National Novel Writing Month is less than two weeks away for Emma Gisclair, and she talks about five life-related things that she plans to do to prepare for NaNo.
Emma Gisclair shares some books that are great for reading during NaNoWriMo.
E. Latimer talks about self-imposed NaNoWriMo pressure and how to overcome it.
Emma Gisclair 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.
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.
Kellie Sheridan doesn’t want you to give up on your story just yet. Getting to THE END is so worth it!
Meghan Jashinsky talks about failing hard core at NaNoWriMo, NaNoReDo, and setting new goals post-November.
Kellie Sheridan wants you to know that there’s still time to meet your NaNo goals. Don’t stress just yet!
Emma Gisclair 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 Gisclair, 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.
E. Latimer talks about how to make sure you hit your NaNo word count goals each day.
On this first day of NaNoWriMo, the WordNerds share their favorite tips for National Novel Writing Month.
Join the WordNerds as they celebrate the last day of National Novel Writing Month 2016!
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.
Meghan Jashinsky has a NaNoWriMo check-in and shares some ideas to keep you pushing through if you’re behind.
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.
Meghan Jashinsky wants to know how week 3 of NaNo is going for you, and lets you know how it’s going for her.
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.
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.
Join Meghan Jashinsky, Kellie Sheridan, Emma Gisclair, and E. Latimer as they evaluate how week 1 on NaNoWriMo 2015 went and host more word sprints.
With one week left in NaNoWriMo 2015, Kellie Sheridan wants you to make the most of it!
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.
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!
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!
Erica Crouch thinks you need to stop making excuses and get those words on the page!
Emma Gisclair has some encouragement for anyone who’s feeling down about the middle of NaNoWriMo or the middle of their draft.
Meghan Jashinsky talks about the importance of taking breaks during NaNoWriMo.
Emma Gisclair 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.
In this Sunday Special live chat, the WordNerds talk about the inevitable second-week-of-November slump.
Calyn Morgan talks about whether or not you should edit your story before sending it out at the end of November (HINT: NEVER SEND OUT YOUR FIRST DRAFT TO AGENTS OR EDITORS 🙂 ).
Meghan Jashinsky talks about why you should step away from the thesaurus.
Kellie Sheridan talks about how to decide what story to write for National Novel Writing Month.
In this Sunday Special live chat, the WordNerds celebrate the end of National Novel Writing Month, share their word counts, and discuss how to keep your writing energy high even though the month of madness is over.
Kellie Sheridan shares some recommendations of books to read during National Novel Writing Month.
Emma Gisclair encourages you to participate in National Novel Writing Month–you can totally do it!
Rachel Sargeant talks about how post-NaNo is the PERFECT time to fall prey to shiny new idea syndrome.
E. Latimer talks about the amazing time she had at YALLFest and talks about the last couple of weeks of NaNo.