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300 Published Authors, One Great Novel

by • April 23, 2014
Great American Novel, NanoWriMo, GrammoWriMo, Grammarly, writing

In November, Grammarly worked with around 300 writers from 27 countries (and 44 U.S. states) to write a group novel for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). We called the project #GrammoWriMo; and, clocking in at a total of 130,927 unedited words, we are proud to say that our draft was among the 41,940 completed! We kicked… MORE →

Off the beaten path: NaNoWriMo Writing Tips

by • November 22, 2013

Guest post from Matthew Quinn It’s been said that everybody has got a book in them, but in these days of the big publishers consolidating, the small presses overwhelmed with submissions, and truly vast offerings available via self-publishing platforms like Kindle Direct and Smashwords, it’s more important… MORE →

Five Tips for Winning NaNoWriMo

by • November 18, 2013

We’re knee-deep in NaNoWriMo—that’s National Novel Writing Month, in case you missed the memo—and although the finish line draws closer, you may find yourself thinking about throwing in the towel. Don’t panic and don’t give up! Here are five ways you can keep your creative mojo flowing. Support: Although writing is essentially a solitary endeavor, it’s almost never done in a vacuum. Pick up the book nearest to you and flip to the acknowledgements; chances are, you’ll see a list of people who helped the author create the book you hold… MORE →