In keeping with my Nano Prep stories, here’s one from Rachel Poli about some non-writing ways to prepare.
NaNoWriMo begins in less than two weeks. Everyone has been talking about novel prep all month long, myself included.
But when it comes to prepping for NaNo, it doesn’t have to be all about your novel. That sounds weird, I know. But there are plenty of other things to think about for the month of November.
Where are you going to spend the majority of your time writing? In your office? Your bedroom? Maybe sitting in your living room or porch? Maybe, depending on where you are in the world, you’ll lounge outside.
If you’re going to be sitting somewhere like your desk, make sure that it’s cleared off. Give yourself plenty of room for your laptop, a notebook, a few pens, your mug filled with your drink of choice, etc.
Clear your calendar or at least organize it. Plan our your social obligations, let everyone know…
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