NaNoWriMo 2018 Bonus Episode, with Mercedes Lackey From https://writingexcuses.com/2018/11/15/nanowrimo-2018-bonus-episode-with-mercedes-lackey/ Key Points: There is no such thing as writer’s block. Usually, it’s your subconscious saying “Stop! Something is wrong!” Caveat: Sometimes what we think is writer’s block is actually depression — see a professional! Sometimes you should stop and figure out what’s wrong. Other times, you … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 Bonus Episode 3
Your Hosts: Brandon, Mary Robinette, Dan, and Howard, with special guest Mercedes Lackey NaNoWriMo 2018 is half-way over today. Are you stuck? Do you need to get unstuck? Mercedes Lackey joined us at GenCon Indy back in 2017 to talk about writer’s block, and how it’s very likely a symptom of something else. In this … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 Bonus Episode, with Mercedes Lackey
NaNoWriMo 2018 Mini-Episode 2 From https://writingexcuses.com/2018/11/07/nanowrimo-2018-mini-episode-2/ [Amal] So, I hear it’s November and NaNoWriMo is happening. I am here to confess to the world that I have never successfully done NaNoWriMo. In fact, I’ve only made the attempt once, and I gave up very early on because all my friends who were doing it seemed … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 Mini-Episode 2
Your Mini-Episode Hosts: Amal El-Mohtar and Maurice Broaddus, with Special Asides from Mary Robinette Kowal We’re a week in to NaNoWriMo. If you’re scared of it, Amal is here to tell you that it’s okay to feel that way, Maurice is here with the encouraging words “consequence-free.”
Writing Excuses NaNoWriMo 2018 Mini-Episode 1 From https://writingexcuses.com/2018/10/31/nanowrimo-2018-mini-episode-1/ Key Points: IT’S NANOWRIMO. WRITE! You can do it! Even if you don’t, you will have more words. Pause, take a drink, and dive in again! Remember why you are writing this! Write for the fun! Point out all the problems, then come up with brilliant solutions … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 Mini-Episode 1
Your Mini-Episode Hosts: Brandon, Mary Robinette, Dan, and Howard Back in 2017 we recorded a bonus episode for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and then forgot to air it. Here, then, in the spirit of never throwing anything away, is a spot of motivation which is both timely AND one year late.
Your Hosts: Brandon, Mary, Dan, and Howard We’re going to share some of our experiences with NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in an effort to encourage you to participate in ways that will advance you toward your goals. Note: After a week, this is the only photo we’ve found of Wounded Howard. Dan took it, and Howard was clearly putting on … Continue reading 12.44: NaNoWriMo 2017 Primer
Brandon Sanderson and Mary Robinette Kowal provide last-minute writing advice to you NaNoWriMo’ers out there…