Am I switching from one language to another to get the most out of my alliteration? Yes, I AM. *cough* Now here’s the post proper!
Writing isn’t easy. We all hit rough spots and have our doubts. With time, I've developped favourite places to turn to when I need the help. There's the community, of course, but today's post is about something a little different.
Today I wanted to share another of my cure against fear and doubt: the NaNoWriMo pep talks.
Every year, the OLL invites authors to write a pep talk for the Wrimos toiling over a new first draft. There’s something special about receiving an e-mail from Philip Pullman, Neil Gaiman, John Green or Lemony Snicket (to name a few), encouraging you to keep writing and move forward. It’s a great boost in the middle of the frenzy.
But you know what’s best? These pep talks are available year-round on the NaNoWriMo website, waiting for our perusal. This is where I go when I feel down.
My favourites are...
Feel down about your writing? Trust these authors to boost your morale.