Chris Baty

Chris Baty



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“There is no ‘right’ way to write. Do whatever feels best for you. Try working on whatever section you’re most excited about at the moment—I’ve found that it leads to my best writing.”

Gloria Chao is an MIT grad turned dentist turned writer. She currently lives in Chicago with her ever-supportive husband, for whom she became a nine-hole golfer (sometimes seven). She was once a black belt in kun...

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Average rating: 3.86 · 6,715 ratings · 885 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
No Plot? No Problem!: A Low...

3.84 avg rating — 6,018 ratings — published 2004 — 12 editions
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The No Plot? No Problem! No...

3.96 avg rating — 317 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Chicago City Guide

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The NaNoLand Chronicles

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Ready, Set, Novel!: A Workbook

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Don't Let the World Pass Yo...

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Central Europe

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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.”
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