The NaNoWriMo posts keep on coming. I think we’re going to be neck deep in them the whole month of November (!)
K.M. Weiland explains how to win NaNo with totally doable daily and weekly writing goals.
- Christine Frazier shares her day-by-day NaNoWriMo outline. The Better Novel Project.
- Jenny Hansen says, don’t stop—your novel is calling you. More Cowbell.
- Each writer must make his choice whether to NaNo or not. Chuck Wendig offers us a balanced list of reasons for and against.
Worried that your character isn’t likeable? Katie advises you to try this technique.
Carly Watters explains why perfect characters are a problem.
Angela Ackerman shows how your characters past trauma determines her character flaws. Writers Helping Writers.
Beth Revis explores the book of your heart on Janice Hardy’s Fiction University.
Chadwick Ginther interviews Julie Czerneda about returning to science fiction after a fantasy hiatus.
Then Julie appears on Jim C. Hines’ blog, answering the question, what do I call it?
Emily Johnson offers a step-by-step guide to home workplace organization on C.S. Lakin’s Live, Write, Thive.
Renovate you sentences with active phrasing. Chris Winkle for Mythcreants.
43 words you should cut from your manuscript immediately. Diana Urban.
More David Mitchell: In praise of Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea. The Guardian.
If the novel is dead, so are we all. Junot Diaz on BigThink.
Is solarpunk the new cyberpunkpunk? SciFiIdeas.
Charlie Jane Anders reviews Maisy Williams’ guest appearance on Doctor Who. i09.
And then she took a look at Supergirl: dorky cuteness still packs a punch. i09.
Natalie Zutter reviews Supergirl for Tor.com.
Emily Asher-Perrin wonders if Marvel is shying away from a Black Widow movie because they know they’ll never get it right. Tor.com.
And that is Tipsday.
Hang tight until next week, my friends.
And for those of you fighting the NaNo fight with me: keep writing.