Prep-tober Week Three: Craft Strong Characters

Prep-tober Week Three: Craft Strong Characters

Characters are at the heart of any novel. You want your characters to be relatable and drive your plot forward. They are also an excellent tool to hook your readers and get them to continue reading your book. Therefore, it is essential that you get to know your characters beyond a surface level. If this is something you struggle with or something you want to get better at doing, be sure to take note of these five tips!

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Prep-tober Week Two: Pick a Story Idea

Prep-tober Week Two: Pick a Story Idea

Setting on a story idea can be one of the most challenging tasks for a writer. You want to walk away with a novel that not only entices, motivates, and inspires you, but also touches the hearts of your readers and leaves them begging for more. If you've managed to tame one of your plot bunnies, I'm so happy for you! Congratulations! Pat yourself on the back!

If not, I want to give you three quick tips:

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Prep-tober Week One: Get Organized

Prep-tober Week One: Get Organized

You. Will. Write. Fifty. Thousand. Words. In. Thirty. Days. How do I know? Because you're going to use this month, October, to prep your novel. When November 1st arrives, you won't be worrying about your story idea, your genre, creating character profiles, making a story outline, building your world, or setting up your writing space. 

And I'm going to help you along the way. Every Sunday of this month, you will get a new tip to help you prep your novel for Nanowrimo.

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