Having got through last year’s ordeal, it’s time to remind myself and share the strategies that worked.
- Enlist help from your partner/family/housemates to make sure you get undisturbed writing time every day.
- Find other writers who are taking part – the Nanowrimo website has a number of forums but these were too impersonal for me. As I didn’t know any other Nanowrimo writers, I found some who were blogging their progress. Seeing their successes and how they overcame off days was a source of inspiration.
- Tell everyone you know that you are particiating.
This year I’ll be keeping an eye on these blogs: