From the Archive, Nano 2011: Why Writers Should Visit a Large Bookstore at Least Once a Month

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m revisiting a few posts from that crazy month, November 2011. (Posted 11/11/19) I stopped in at Chapters yesterday, on my way back from somewhere. I didn’t buy anything. These days … More From the Archive, Nano 2011: Why Writers Should Visit a Large Bookstore at Least Once a Month

Nano Novels Get Published and Here’s Proof #7

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m featuring many published or soon-to-be-published Nanowrimo novels over the month of November. Today I’m featuring Rebecca Roanhorse, whose Novel Trail of Lightning will be published by Simon & Schuster’s Saga Press … More Nano Novels Get Published and Here’s Proof #7

From the archive, Nano 2011: #YA Saves

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m revisiting a few posts from that crazy month, November 2011. (Originally blogged 2011/11/23) It all started, I think, with a snarky article in the Wall Street Journal, bemoaning the bleak and … More From the archive, Nano 2011: #YA Saves

Nano Novels Get Published and Here’s Proof #6

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m featuring many published or soon-to-be-published Nanowrimo novels over the month of November. Today I’m featuring Elizabeth Schechter whose Nano Novel Heart’s Master comes out in December 2016. Her Nano experience was … More Nano Novels Get Published and Here’s Proof #6

From the Archives, Nano 2011:Query Hell(p)

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m revisiting a few posts from that crazy month, November 2011. (First posted 11/11/17) Here’s the deal: I love writing queries.  I’ve also never written (and sent)  a query that didn’t … More From the Archives, Nano 2011:Query Hell(p)

Nano Novels Get Published and Here’s Proof #5

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m featuring many published or soon-to-be-published Nanowrimo novels over the month of November. Today I’m featuring Sarah Ahiers who wrote her debut novel Assassin’s Heart during Nano 2011. NANOING FOR THE PERFECTIONIST … More Nano Novels Get Published and Here’s Proof #5

From the Archives, Nano 2011: Rejection Reaction

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m revisiting a few posts from that crazy month, November 2011. (first posted 2011/11/22) Something beautiful happened yesterday on Miss Snark’s First Victim. An author entered one of Miss Starks’ contests and wasn’t chosen as … More From the Archives, Nano 2011: Rejection Reaction

Nano Novels Get Published and Here’s Proof #4

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m featuring many published or soon-to-be-published Nanowrimo novels over the month of November. Today I’m featuring Hannah Moskowitz‘s novel Not Otherwise Specified which she wrote during Nano 2012. Here’s a synopsis: Etta is … More Nano Novels Get Published and Here’s Proof #4

Nanowrimo Books Get Published and Here’s Proof #3

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m featuring many published or soon-to-be-published Nanowrimo novels over the month of November. Today’s featured novel is Olivia Bean, Trivia Queen which Donna Gephart wrote during NaNo in 2009. Here’s what she said … More Nanowrimo Books Get Published and Here’s Proof #3

From the Archives, Nano 2011: Good Things Are Worth Waiting For

It’s November and that means it’s NANOWRIMO. To celebrate my first Nanowrimo novel, Zero Repeat Forever being on the way to publication by Simon & Schuster I’m revisiting a few posts from that crazy month, November 2011. (First posted 11/11/29) Recently I told an editor he would have to wait for my manuscript because, in making some … More From the Archives, Nano 2011: Good Things Are Worth Waiting For