How To Nail Your NaNoWriMo Novel

As you know, NaNoWriMo 2011 starts on November 1. In honor of that, I am bringing you probably the best series of blog posts you will ever read with regards to novel writing.

So get ready… You are in for a treat.

The brilliant Larry Brooks of is helping you Nail Your NaNoWriMo Novel by offering up 31 of the best writing tips you’re likely to see during the month leading up to NaNoWriMo.

I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I am that he is doing this. Brooks knows exactly what a novel needs to be successful.

And now he’s sharing his tips to help you get your story ready before NaNoWriMo so you can write a killer first draft that’s worth a second look post-NaNoWriMo.

Here are the first 5 posts in Brooks’ series:

  1. Know What You’re Planning
  2. Keep Your Character Close to Home
  3. Vet and Fertilize Your Story “Idea”
  4. Tell Your Story In Context to… Something
  5. Don’t Forget to Fall In Love

Be sure to keep up and read Brooks’ entire series. If you don’t, you’ll be missing out on some very valuable information that can help make your NaNoWriMo draft worth the effort.

What are your tips for writing a better draft during NaNoWriMo?

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