Why I’m Participating in NaNoWriMo . . . Are You?

In Discussion by Erin L. Cox

By Erin Cox In today’s lead story, author Drew Smith talks about the tools he used to help keep him motivated while rewriting his first novel. This month, these tools might come in handy to a lot of people . . . including me. I’m a literary agent. I spend most evenings and weekends reading piles (okay, Kindle files) of …

Want to Write? First, Find Someone Who Cares

In Guest Contributors by Guest Contributor

• Today is the start of NaNoWriMo — National Novel Writing Month — when writers are asked to produce a 50,000-word work in one month. • Author Drew Smith writes about tools you can use to help yourself motivated, including an “Accountabilibuddy” — someone to monitor your productivity. By Drew Smith The easiest thing about being a writer is not writing. …