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2021 NaNoWriMo Resources

Six weeks of writing fun! (Can begin during November or before)

Week 1: Idea

  • Plot Generators
  • Adopt a plot forum

Week 2: Character

  • 51 Questions you’ve probably never asked a character
  • Adopt a character forum

Week 3: Plot/Outline

  • 5 Tips for fast drafting
  • Subway Map Plot
  • How to start small

Week 4: Setting

  • Webcast: build a fictional world with games
  • A guide to grow your novel’s world
  • 20 questions
  • 3 tools for your worldbuilder’s toolkit

Week 5: Organizing

  • Lonely writer seeking writing group: quiz
  • Somewhat binding magical contract

Week 6: Schedule

  • Best Writing Schedule for you? Quiz
  • 3 Habits & Routines of NaNoWriMo Winners
  • Webcast: Find the time to write


  • follow @NaNoWordSprints on Twitter
  • follow

Writer Pep talks

  • Four Ways to Develop Ideas

McCord Memorial Library NaNo Kit

Writing help year round (even when it’s not NaNoWriMo time)