How NaNoWriMo helped me finish my novel

Send your inner critic into another room to play with some crayons while you write your first draft. Just Write. Don’t aim for perfect prose at this point. Let the story flow.

Does NaNoWriMo produce good writing? Quantity VS Quality

NaNo what?! NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month. Or as others know it, November. November is a time when many budding and established writers get together and attempt to write an entire 50,000-word novel in one month, because, well, they love torturing themselves.

“A promising but problematic debut” – Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed

Originally posted on Bookmunch:
Jennie Melamed’s debut novel, Gather the Daughters, drags us into a strange society on an isolated island where gender roles are twisted and magnified. It depicts a dystopian future, not unlike that in Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, in which the women are kept under strict control and play a very limited…