30 Day Novel

The 30 Day Novel: NaNoWriMo Series, Day 20

Welcome to Day 20 of NaNoWriMo!

Today we’re talking about why it’s so common to get stuck between the first and second pinch points, and how to keep your story moving forward as the character’s growth arc unfolds.

Thanks for stopping by — come back tomorrow for Day 21 tips!

The 30 Day Novel: NaNoWriMo Series, Day 19

Welcome to Day 19 of NaNoWriMo!

Today we’re talking about the aftermath of the second pinch point and how it moves the protagonist’s character arc forward. Also, a tip for keeping your writing space clear.

Happy writing today, and I look forward to seeing you tomorrow!

The 30 Day Novel: NaNoWriMo Series, Day 18

Welcome to Day 18 of NaNoWriMo!

Today we’re talking about how the second pinch point is another major step forward in your character’s growth arc, and why taking care of yourself physically is important for finishing a writing marathon like National Novel Writing Month.

Thanks for stopping by — I look forward to seeing you tomorrow for Day 19 tips!

The 30 Day Novel: NaNoWriMo Series, Day 17

Welcome to NaNoWriMo, Day 17!

Today we’re talking about heading into the second pinch point and how to set up the conflicts that will put your protagonist and antagonist on a collision course.

Thanks for stopping by, and I hope to see you tomorrow!

The 30 Day Novel: NaNoWriMo Series, Day 16

Welcome to Day 16 of NaNoWriMo!

Today we’re talking about how your characters sally forth from the midpoint of the story, how to plan ahead for the second half of your story, and how to pick up the pace so the third quarter of your story doesn’t sag.

Thanks for stopping by–see you tomorrow!

The 30 Day Novel: NaNoWriMo Series, Day 15

Welcome to NaNoWriMo, Day 15!

Today we’re talking about the emotional significance of the midpoint and how to mine the midpoint for more conflict, both now and later on in your story.

Thanks for stopping by, and I look forward to seeing you tomorrow for Day 16!

The 30 Day Novel: NaNoWriMo Series, Day 14

Congratulations on making it to Day 14 of NaNoWriMo!

Today we’re talking about the beginning of your story’s midpoint and what your protagonist discovers that changes everything.

Thanks for stopping by. Come back tomorrow for more on the midpoint!

The 30 Day Novel: NaNoWriMo Series, Day 13

Welcome to NaNoWriMo Day 13!

Today we’re talking about character growth and finding new sources of conflict after the first pinch point–so you can avoid the dreaded “sagging middle!”

Thanks for stopping in. Come back tomorrow for Day 14 tips!

The 30 Day Novel: NaNoWriMo Series, Day 12

Welcome to Day 12 of NaNoWriMo!

Today we’re going to dig into the aftermath of the first pinch point and how your character’s growth arc influences your story.

Thanks for stopping by–come back tomorrow for some Day 13 tips!

The 30 Day Novel: NaNoWriMo Series, Day 11

Welcome to Day 11 of NaNoWriMo!

Today we’re talking about how the first pinch point is also the second major event in the protagonist’s growth arc, and how that shapes what you’ll write next.

Looking forward to seeing you again tomorrow!