Dispatches from NaNoWriMo, Vol. 3

Dispatches from NaNoWriMo, Vol. 3

We’ve reached the conclusion of National Novel Writing Month!

All month long, we’ve been following a group of four ambitious FriesenPress team members as they attempt to write a novel, from scratch, in just 30 days.

As NaNo entered its frenetic final days, we had one final chat with our participants to celebrate and reflect on 30 days of creativity and writing.

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How to Use Your Story Engine to Drive Your Writing

How to Use Your Story Engine to Drive Your Writing

Writing is driven by heat, a burning need to say and express. But the sight of a blank page can quickly cool us down.

Rev up your writing by finding and tapping into your story engine!

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Dispatches from NaNoWriMo, Vol. 2

Dispatches from NaNoWriMo, Vol. 2

National Novel Writing Month at FriesenPress continues! As NaNoWriMo hits the halfway point, we sat down with our NaNo group to talk about the highs & lows of writing and – more importantly – cheer on and celebrate their progress!

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Dispatches from NaNoWriMo, Vol. 1

Dispatches from NaNoWriMo, Vol. 1

Join us in cheering on our intrepid group of National Novel Writing Month participants as they attempt to write a novel, from scratch, in just 30 days.

We caught up with our diverse group of NaNoWriMo veterans, sophomores, and newbies on November 1st for a Day 1 check-in.

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3 Deep Breaths for Writing Success

3 Deep Breaths for Writing Success

Summertime means slowing it down. Here’s how being mindful about a slower pace can help you engage your senses for productive (and exciting) writing sessions.

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Is Writer's Block Real?

Is Writer's Block Real?

Let’s change the way we think and speak about writer’s block. Here are 8 top tips on how to write when the writing gets tough!

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3 Rules for Nurturing Your Writing Voice

3 Rules for Nurturing Your Writing Voice

As a writer, voice is everything. When you “find your voice,” you feel a whole lot more competent. How do you get there? Here are three critical voice-discovering rules to try.

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5 Ways to Fall in Love with Writing This Summer

5 Ways to Fall in Love with Writing This Summer

There are many ways to 'get it done', but the best way to write your book is to love doing it. What's not to love about summer?

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