"Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It's Off To Work We Go!"
"Full Steam Ahead!"
"Damn the torpedoes!"
"Into the Valley of Death Rode The Six Hundred."
OK - maybe that last one isn't such great encouragement, but you get my gist. A half a day has passed and I know of writers who already have 1758 words and outlines for the next days.
So, "Haul ass," say I.
And - oh, yeah - ignore the pressure.
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By Jason Boog
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) launched today as writers around the globe try to write a 50,000-word novel draft in a single month.
To help the GalleyCat readers taking this challenge, we will be offering one piece of NaNoWriMo advice every day this month. Last year, NaNoWriMo writers wrote a collective total of 3,073,176,540 words. The writing marathon has generated 90 published novels, according to the organizers.
Our first tip is simple: follow our advice from the previous years! Since 2011, we have collected 60 pieces of advice for marathon writers. You can explore all those writing tips below–tune in tomorrow for some fresh advice.
30 National Novel Writing Month Tips from 2011
(and 50 more)