No Problem!: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days: A High-velocity, Low-stress Way to Write a Novel in 30 Days 01 by Chris Baty. Always wanted to write a novel? Short on time or inspiration? Surrounded by angry marmots and need something to throw at them? This is the book for you!. NaNoWriMo Founder Chris Baty is a writer and teacher. His books include No Plot? No Problem! and Ready, Set, Novel.

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I enjoyed reading Chris’s anecdotes of his experiences, like writing some lousy first drafts or how the event first came to be. Don’t the authors have the upcoming holidays and such to take away writing time?

It’s more of a “Go YOU! I would not be motivated to complete this project just writing down fairly random stuff as fast as I can without regard for some level of the quality along the way. I feel into the trap that so many others fall into.

I think some of the negative reviews of this book come from people who wanted or bafy something something different. Love it or hate it, NaNoWriMo is coming. Strunk and White’s slim The Elements of Style is great if you’re like me and suck at grammar.

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That can happen in person, too. Great motivation and inspiration to do the unthinkable. It has advice on how to get rid of your kids, case studies, and ideas for snacks you can munch on throughout November that won’t turn your keyboard into prkblem sticky mess. I didn’t discover Chris Baty’s book until the last year.


No Plot? No Problem!: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days

Personally, the approach preached by this book noo opened up my writing process. I was, thankfully, so very, very wrong, and I’m glad another GoodReads member ventured the recommendation.

I was, thankfully, Confession: That sounds both doable and brutal, and it’s part of the point. But my fiction never seems to make it to my priority list for the day. Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird is an almost spiritual approach to writing.

NaNoWriMo tries to make it possible. You’ve always wanted to write, but. I was a serious writer. Oct 28, Pierre rated it it was ok Shelves: National Novel Writing Month.

Baty’s pep talks and essential survival strategies cover the in You’ve always wanted to write, but. Baty brings that same voice to this book, where he equips you with the basic tools you’ll need to rearrange your life and survive the ordeal of writing 50, words in a month. You will never feel sufficiently ready to jump into your novel, and the more time you spend planning and researching, the more likely you’ll feel pressure to pull prblem a With NaNoWriMo just around the corner, this is THE book to help you prepare!

Nowadays, the pep talks are done by successful authors, some of whom first drafted their bestsellers during NaNo. All-in-all, a fun, easy read that could be a good resource for a WriMo. As soon as I lost the thread I would stop dead.

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I read this as an E-book, but I had to order it as a paperback! This is especially true when it comes to creative pursuits.

Baty’s pep talks and essential survival strategies cover the initial momentum and energy of Week One, the critical “plot flashes” of Week Two, the “Can I quit now? Some people like an adrenaline-infused project; it makes them feel alive, and Chrid can appreciate that that can be fun sometimes.

11 spoilers from the NaNoWriMo guide ‘No Plot? No Problem!’

Full of practical advice on novel writing and making it to your 50, word count, No Plot? It’s not that we’re lazy, it’s that there is so much else to do. You should be grinding your cheis at having to go to your 9 to 5 job and counting off the minutes until you’re able to leave that job and return to the work you love.

Enough that I’m still working on it and intend to finish and submit it in Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It also does a really good job of reminding readers that writing is a process, and part of that process is to simply get a complete book written, regardless of how bad or messy it is.

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