National Novel Writing Month is less than six weeks away!!! Here's some helpful NaNo preparation information:
To write 50,000 words of fiction* during the 30 days of November
Sign up! Visit: http://www.nanowrimo.org
“Friend” Nita a.k.a. willwrite4chocolate
No Plot? No Problem! by Chris Baty (founder of NaNoWriMo)
NaNo for the New and Insane by Lazette Gifford – (free e-book)
Writing the Breakout Novel by Donald Maass
Workbook by the same title
The Marshall Plan for Novel Writing by Evan Marshall
First Draft in 30 Days by Karen Wiesner
Story Engineering by Larry Brooks
HELPFUL SOFTWARE and WEBSITES:
yWriter - http://www.spacejock.com/yWriter.html (works best on PCs) Free!!!
Scrivener - http://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener.php (works best on MACS) $45
The Snowflake Method - http://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/art/snowflake.php
*Members of the NaNoWriMo group known as the NaNo Rebels write nonfiction and poetry. Willwrite4chocolate is a two-time NaNo Rebel and overall four-time NaNo winner.