Chris Baty





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The “Now What?” Monthsare here to guide you through the editing, revision, and publishing processes! Every novel is the “after” picture to the first draft’s “before”. Today,Robin Stevens, Wrimo and author ofthe forthcoming Murder is Bad Manners , shares how she discovered what really matters to her novel:


The first draft:I won NaNoWriMo 2011 by the skin of my teeth. By the 30th of November my...

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Average rating: 3.86 · 4,420 ratings · 596 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
No Plot? No Problem!: A Low...
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 4,094 ratings — published 2004 — 7 editions
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The No Plot? No Problem! No...
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Chicago City Guide
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Ready, Set, Novel!: A Workbook
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“A novel rough draft is like bread dough; you need to beat the crap out of it for it to rise.”
Chris Baty, No Plot? No Problem!: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days

“A deadline is, simply put, optimism in its most kick-ass form. It's a potent force that, when wielded with respect, will level any obstacle in its path. This is especially true when it comes to creative pursuits.”
Chris Baty, No Plot? No Problem!: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days

“There's an old folk saying that goes: whenever you delete a sentence from your NaNoWriMo novel, a NaNoWriMo angel loses its wings and plummets, screaming, to the ground. Where it will likely require medical attention.”
Chris Baty

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