Publishing a NaNoWriMo Book: Making a Schedule
NaNoWriMo Prep / October 2, 2015

  SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 6AM 6:30AM 7AM 7:30AM DRIVE DRIVE DRIVE DRIVE DRIVE 8AM WORK WORK WORK WORK WORK 8:30AM 9AM 9:30AM 10AM 10:30AM 11AM 11:30AM NOON 12:30PM 1PM 1:30PM 2PM 2:30PM 3PM 3:30PM 4PM 4:30PM 5PM 5:30PM DRIVE DRIVE DRIVE DRIVE DRIVE 6PM 6:30PM I’ve been told many of you have lives outside of Writing. Apparently these involve things like Work, Family, and School. I have none of these things, but I’m going to help you plan for November as if I do. First, the big secret to winning NaNo is to know what you have to do to win. If you have a job and a family, you know that you need to write fast and hard (even if you don’t write erotica). If you have lots of free time, you may need motivation. My trick would be to plot your life the way you plot a book.  (Pantsers, this even means you.) 1. Figure out your life Find or make yourself a calendar. November starts on a Sunday this year, which is very helpful. Make four weekly calendars (like above) and one with just two days. You have November. Now, fill in the…