Episode 341

Writing Month - Writing Challenges and NaNoWriMo


August 28th, 2023

31 mins 50 secs

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About this Episode

National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is an annual event that provides an opportunity for homeschoolers to embark on a writing challenge that lasts all month. Whether it’s a full novel, a poem a day, a sentence a day, or a graphic novel, our learners can leverage this event into something grand.

Using time-based challenges
Anyone can do just about anything for 30 days
Enter Nanowrimo “National Novel Writing Month”
September/October is Nano Prep
Does Nanowrimo have to be about writing?
What does that mean for children and younger writers?
Give yourself space to recover
Give yourself space to fail
Can I continue this?
Track your progress

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Show Notes
Short Bite - Using Reading Challenges - https://homeschooltogether.fireside.fm/328
NaNoWriMo - https://nanowrimo.org/
Youth NaNoWriMo - https://ywp.nanowrimo.org/
750 Words - https://750words.com/
Write or Die - https://v2.writeordie.com/
Pomodoro Method - https://pomofocus.io/
Strides - https://www.stridesapp.com/
Nora Roberts Writing Day - https://fallintothestory.com/heres-how-i-work/
Stephen King on his work (careful some bad language) - https://youtu.be/xR7XMkjDGw0
Shut Up and Write - https://shutupwrite.com/

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