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How To Win NaNo: A Writing Podcast

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There are a whole bunch of reasons why a person might write more than 50,000 words for NaNoWriMo: maybe you're just a naturally fast writer, maybe you're trying to finish the book, or maybe you just need a bigger challenge! In this week's episo
Something you might find yourself asking is, "how important is theme when writing my story?" Should  theme come before you start writing, or is it something I can figure out along the way?Like most things with writing, there's no wrong way! In
Have you outlined your book, but then once you start writing everything falls apart? How do you push through when feeling disorganized? What if the urge is strong to go back and edit?In this week's episode, hosts Kristina and Liz discuss a numb
Book covers definitely aren't the MOST important thing to be thinking about during NaNoWriMo, but since the NaNo site gives you a nice spot to upload one, it's something that's likely on your mind! In this week's episode, hosts Kristina and Liz
Why this is going to be the best year of NaNoWriMo ever and how you're going to absolutely crush it. Or something like that. In this week's episode, hosts Kristina and Liz do their very best to get you pumped.Follow us on Twitter: @howtowinnano
Have you ever thought about using tarot cards to help inspire your novel? Or just want to find out what's in store for your writing future? On this special Halloween episode, hosts Kristina and Liz do just that.Follow us on Twitter: @howtowinna
It's almost November, and maybe you're worried that your tank is ALREADY empty! Whether that be creatively, physically, of just straight burnout, the idea of finding any sort of creative reserves to draw from might be daunting.In this week's ep
Are you writing a fantasy novel? Do you need to name way too many characters? Not sure where to start?In this week's episode, hosts Kristina and Liz give a few tips on how to tackle this very specific writing problem.Follow us on Twitter: @howt
Picking which project to work on is the first challenging step in NaNoWrimo...especially for veteran wrimos! Do you always start a brand new project? Do you pick up something you've worked on before? In this episode, hosts Kristina and Liz weig
Can you believe it's already NaNoWriMo season again? In this economy?!Your hosts Kristina and Liz are back for SEASON 3 of How To Win NaNo, in which we get you ready to crush that daily word count and hopefully come out the other end with a nov
Or you didn't, and that's okay too! As we wrap up a particularly strange year of NaNoWriMo, your hosts Kristina and Liz leave you with some final thoughts on what this year was like, and what to do next.
What if you're behind? What if all of your friends are ahead of you? What if you *gasp* finish early? In this episode, we discuss all things related to the home-stretch. 
We're halfway! How are you feeling? Need a pick me up? Then you've come to the right place.
How to write your novel this November when you're just plain tired of being on your computer.
Feelin' blue about the pandemic? Missing all your IRL NaNo buddies? Here are some tips for connecting with people even when you have to do it remotely!
It's November 1st! Feeling overwhelmed? US TOO! HAPPY NANO!
Thinking about doing short stories, a memoir, a rewrite, or some other kind of non-traditional idea for NaNoWriMo this year? In this episode, Liz and Kristina discuss strategies, and how this is a totally okay thing to do.
In this week's episode, we talk about ways to find inspiration, ways to reward yourself for hitting certain world milestones, and just plain pushing through when things get tough. It's going to be a wild NaNoWriMo, folks, but we've got your bac
Has 2020 already taken its toll on you? Need some advice on how to get yourself to write in a pandemic? We're here for you. <3
2020 didn't turn out to be quite the year we expected it to be, but our second season of How To Win NaNo has finally arrived! Things might look different this year, but NaNoWriMo is still on its way. We're here to be your #1 source for survivin
Love the podcast and sad to see it over? YOU'RE IN LUCK. Here's a rundown of what to expect in 2020 for our little writing community.
Is there life after NaNoWriMo? Of course there is! We're here to help you deal. Have a plethora of free time now and you're not sure what to fill it with? Not sure what to do next on your writing project? We got you.
NaNoWriMo ending can be jarring for a number of reasons! In this episode we talk about the things we've learned this year, regional epilogue parties, and how much we think about NaNoWriMo the rest of the year.
There are 3 days left in NaNoWriMo. Let's talk about how it feels, how those last 10,000 words feel, and what we'll miss about NaNo once it's over. 
Need to buckle down and get some words written? We've got you! Put this episode on when you've got a free 30 mins and want to focus on writing. Music by Marc Straight.
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