Finally, November is Here
“Do not worry. You have always written before and you will write now.”
– Ernest Hemingway
It’s National Novel Writing Month. That means you’ve got no more excuses not to write that story you’ve always wanted to tell. And no, having to check your e-mail 246 times a day is not an excuse. Neither is the new season of Westworld coming out.
Discipline is Overrated
“It’s not the writing part that’s hard. What’s hard is sitting down to write.”
– Steven Pressfield
Conventional wisdom tells you to rely on ‘discipline’. But discipline can be very hard to come by when you’re working on your computer. When you write on the same machine that allows you to watch thousands of hilarious cat videos on Youtube, you’re just asking for trouble.
Belief, However, Is Not
Writing is a lonely job. Having someone who believes in you makes a lot of difference.
– Stephen King
We really believe in you, you know. We’re convinced of your ability to write a masterpiece novel, and we want to help you do that. Now, we can’t hold your hand and force you to sit down and write. We also can’t bring you coffee or make you lunch. What we can do for you, is get rid of all those nasty distractions that stop you from becoming the next Stephen King or J.K. Rowling.
During Nanowrimo, You Have To Write 50,000 Words A Month
That’s About 1600 Words Per Day. Literally Anyone Can Do That.
Imagine: How Many Words Would You Be Able To Write Instead Of
Probably Quite a Lot.
1600 Words? DEFINITELY!
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