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NaNoWriMo-Day 16

If you’ve come this far in the challenge then my tip of the day is to reward yourself. It could be binge watching your favorite show once you’re done writing for the day. Or even enjoying some ice cream or in my case, today I’m indulging in chocolate, pear and ginger cake I made earlier today.  

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NaNoWriMo-Day 10

The first double digit day of the challenge. I managed to write over 2,000 words yesterday but not all in one go which is my tip of the day. Get up, move around, make yourself a some tea (or your drink of choice), and spread your writing sprint out over several hours.

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NaNoWriMo-Day 2

Day 2 and how are you doing? Do you like to write in silence, with music playing or even the TV turned on? Try different distractions and see what makes you the most productive. My favorite thing is music with no lyrics.  

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NaNoWriMo-Day 11

Lots of NaNoWriMo participants give up reading during the challenge. Sometimes it’s because of lack of time but for many it’s because they don’t want to get sidetracked with an another author’s work. My tip of the day is keep reading during November. I’ve had days where the muse seems on vacation, but oftentimes taking a…

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NaNoWriMo-Day 10

We’re into the double digit days of the challenge now. Tip of the day comes via the Bookbaby blog post I just read. It actually offers 7 tips about what to do when you’re not in the mood to write (which can often  happen when you’re in the middle of NaNoWriMo). http://blog.bookbaby.com/2015/09/7-remedies-for-writers-apathy/

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NaNoWriMo-Day 9

The start of the second week of NaNoWriMo and hope things have started well for you. My tip of the day is one that I know isn’t for every writer but for some it’s perfect. Sometimes finishing that day’s writing on a cliffhanger can jumpstart things when you return to it the following day. Maybe your character’s…

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NaNoWriMo-Day 8

The first week of the challenge is over so how are you doing? Tip of the day is if you find yourself slowing down switch to some dialogue laden scenes. The backwards and forwards, ping-pong effect of two or maybe three characters talking can sometimes help you get back into the swing of the story.

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NaNoWriMo-Day Five

The fifth day of the challenge and hope you’re meeting your daily quota. If you’re not then maybe today’s tip will be of some help. If your fingers are hovering and not moving because you’re stuck someplace in your story, no problem. Skip ahead to a scene that’s not giving you some much trouble. You can always come back to…

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NaNoWriMo-Day Four

Hope the first three days of NaNoWriMo have been good ones for you. If not, don’t panic. Tip of the day- we all have days when we’re not that productive, maybe we even face a string of them, but don’t give up. Do something else and then reassure yourself you can get back on track the following…

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