Episode 11: My Bar Turned Green

Your adventures in National Novel Writing Month.  This podcast covers the event where writers try to complete 50,000 words in 30 days.

EPISODE 11: My Bar Turned Green

Jim has crossed the 50,000 word threshold with ample time to spare. Ben still has yet to get to half that.

Today we're talking about sharing unfinished work. While it can be tough to share rough ideas and first drafts, we've found that it can be beneficial to the writing process. This (our longest episode to date) finishes off with some in depth discussion on where our Nanowrimo projects need to go next.

And of course a few links:

8 rules for short stories (click to enlarge)



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NaNoWriPod Hosts:

  • Ben Alexander runs BlackRectangle.net and is starting his second season of NaNoWrimo. He can be followed on Twitter @mistahben and on the NaNo site at mistahben.
  • Jim Markus, the creator of “Write with Lions”, runs MoreKnown.com  and is starting his sixth season of NaNoWriMo. Jim is on Twitter @jimmarkus and on the NaNo site at jim-markus.

Both can also be heard on the  Stuff Smart People Like Podcast.

This podcast is not affiliated with the Office of Letters and Light, but we encourage you to support their awesome efforts. NaNoWriMo accepts donations on their site.