Chris Baty





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Whether you’re a planner or not, there’s one thing every writer will need as they prepare for NaNoWriMo: inspiration. We’ve challenged some of our favorite authors, and the NaNo staff to inspire you by sharing what’s inspired them… and challenging you to prepare a specific jumpstart for that inevitable idea drought:


The Inspirer: Sarah Mackey, NaNoWriMo Director of Community Engagement


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Published on September 17, 2014 08:52
Average rating: 3.86 · 3,949 ratings · 547 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
No Plot? No Problem!: A Low...
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The No Plot? No Problem! No...
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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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