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NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month is an annual event for writers around the world. It offers participants an opportunity to write a 50,000-word novel with the support of others. It may be just the motivation you need to get writing.

The key to NaNoWriMo is planning–not outlining–your book before you even write a single word.

  • Have you been dreaming of writing a novel for years and didn’t know how to tackle the daunting task? This book is for you.
  • Have you attempted NaNo and found your story and inspiration flagging long before you hit 50,000 words? This book is for you.
  • Are you an experienced writer or published author who wants a comprehensive planning tool to enable you to plot, write and revise more quickly? This book is for you.

This step-by-step method will enable you to build the foundation for a complex novel, with engaging characters and an emotional journey that will keep your readers turning pages. Accompanying worksheets and full instructions make the process almost foolproof.

Author EM Lynley has used this technique for the last five novels or novellas–all sold to publishers–and shares her proven method with you.

…feels like I have my own personal writing coach — Amazon reviewer
This book described tips and tricks to make the characters deeper, the plot more intricate and pull things together quickly— Amazon reviewer
I highly recommend this for anyone, pantsers or plotters, who want to make their writing better— Amazon reviewer



FREE Planning Worksheets

When you sign up for Smooth Draft’s NaNo Newsletter (1 per week during November, 1-2 times per month the rest of the year)

(Gmail, YahooMail, Hotmail and other free accounts may be delayed or end up in your spam folder. E-mail me if you do not get the download links within 6 hours.)

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Both the Story Planning Worksheet and the Story Skeleton Worksheet are in a single PDF. The Worksheets are FREE, and detailed tips and instructions for using the sheets are in the book, How to Be a NaNoWriMo Winner.

[view the raw worksheets for my 2013 NaNo novel, Bound for Trouble, before I started writing it.

See Bound for Trouble, final published edition]



Buy the Full Planning Guide – How to Be a NaNoWriMo Winner

Also available from Amazon, FREE with Kindle Unlimited, and in print.



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