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Writing a novel during NaNoWriMo? Here are 17 writing tips

Get some writing encouragement during National Novel Writing Month with tips to help you write 50,000 words by the end of November.
These writing tips from CBC Books can help you finish NaNoWriMo strong. (Merelize on Stockvault)

November is National Novel Writing Month and for the estimated 400,000 participants hoping to crank out 50,000 words by the end of the month — approximately 1,677 per day —  staying motivated and disciplined is no easy feat.

But have no fear, CBC Books is here to help. We've collected these tips that can help you get over the writing hump to produce that first draft of a book or novel.

So get reading, get inspired and get writing!

Getting started

Staying the course

Finishing strong


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