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Everything related to NaNoWrimo – National Novel Writing Month. Hints, tips or general inspiration.

Life after NaNoWriMo – Finish The First Draft

This is the final part of our special NaNoWriMo blog series. National Novel Writing Month takes place every November and, if you missed it, you can find more information in the first part of the series or take a look … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Tip – Give the story ‘legs’!

This is part 3 of our special NaNoWriMo blog series. National Novel Writing Month takes place every November and, if you missed it, you can find more information in the first part of the series or take a look at … Continue reading

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Telling The Stories of People Like Us – Melanie McGrath – JoinedUp#90

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp90.mp3 It’s episode 90 with friend of the show, Melanie McGrath who writes both fiction and non-fiction and today we focus on the latter with Mel giving a fascinating insight into her process and why she’s so passionate about telling … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Getting Unstuck!

This is part 2 of our special NaNoWriMo blog series. National Novel Writing Month takes place every November and, if you missed it, you can find more information in the first part of the series. Today we’re looking at what … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Are you ready?

NaNoWrimo – or National Novel Writing Month takes place every November.  Let’s look at what it is and how it can kick-start your writing, energise your creativity or breathe life back into an older project. This is the first of … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Tips and Scrivener with Anne Rainbow – JoinedUp#88

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp88.mp3 The first of this year’s special NaNoWriMo shows, episode 88 brings us Red Pen Editing and ScrivenerVirgin guru, Anne Rainbow giving us her tips on how Scrivener – an amazing, inexpensive bit of software – can turbocharge your Nanowrimo … Continue reading

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Scrivener Tips & Editing with Anne Rainbow – JU56

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp56.mp3 It’s episode 56 and today’s guest is going to be giving us a great introduction to a piece of software that we are both huge fans of – Scrivener – as we get to chat to writer, editor and … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo Special TMT Part 5 -Editing Your Novel

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp23.mp3 So, another Nanowrimo finishes and hopefully you are sitting there with at least 50,000 words of a new manuscript. Maybe you didn’t quite hit 50k –  it doesn’t matter. You’ve got the beginnings of a new book and now … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo Special TMT Part 4 – Cheating without cheating!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp22.mp3 Today, we’re looking at cheating! Ok, not really cheating – as my dad always used to tell me – the only person you’ll be cheating is yourself. No, by cheating, I just mean a couple of things you can … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo Special TMT Part 3 – Help! I’m Stuck!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp21.mp3 This is part 3 of a TMT mini-series all about Nanowrimo – or National Novel Writing Month which takes place every November. Today we’re looking at what to do when you get stuck. If you’ve been following along and … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo Special Part 1 – TMT#19

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp19.mp3 In part 1 of a TMT mini-series, Wayne gives you the lowdown on Nanowrimo or National Novel Writing Month which takes place every November. What is it? It’s a free to enter challenge in which participants set themselves the … Continue reading

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