Marji Laine

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#5 Top Benefit of NaNoWriMo

nano budsWhile I’m engaging in this month-long contest, I’m sharing some of my favorite things from NaNoWriMo. Yesterday I shared #6 on my list. Today, the benefit I’m thinking about is the connections I’m making.

I always thought that writing had to be the most Continue reading


#6 Top Benefit of NaNoWriMo

Author or WriterYesterday, when I shared my #7 benefit, I also explained what NaNoWriMo is. Standing for National Novel-Writing Month, the program challenges authors to complete their novels or at least 50,000 words of it before the end of the month. This translates to about Continue reading


#7 Top Benefit of NaNoWriMo

NaNo CrestNaNoWriMo (naa-noe-wry-moe) stands for National Novel-Writing Month. Yes, that’s a real thing. And I imagine that somewhere around the time that November was adorned with this auspicious title, a group of writers got together and began challenging one another to complete their novels during the month.

However NaNoWriMo got its start, it has Continue reading