I’m a day late, but don’t let that stop you from checking out Mae Clair’s excellent post on what to do after finishing your NaNoWriMo challenge. Her advice is excellent and works well for any WIP, Nano or not. I think you’ll get some good ideas from what she has to say, and I hope you’ll share them with all your social media pals. Thanks, and thanks to Mae for such a great post! 🙂
Hi, SEers! Mae here. It turns out I have one more NaNoWriMo post to share. Congratulations to all who participated, and a special cyber cheer to those who “won.” No matter how many words you added in November, I applaud you for taking on the challenge and shining a spotlight on the writing community. I ended the month with a smidgen over 35K, progress I’m more than happy with.
Now, it’s December. All the fanfare and fuss of writing at light-speed is over, but now it’s time to begin clean-up. Even if you push this off past the holidays (or later) eventually you’re going to need to take a hard look at your manuscript. If you didn’t participate, you can apply these tips to any WIP in your arsenal.
ADD WORD COUNT
If you started your WIP from scratch, 50K is too short for many genres. It works for some…
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5 thoughts on “I Finished NaNoWriMo, Now What?”
I really enjoyed Mae’s post. Thanks for sharing, Marcia!
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Always a pleasure, Jan. So glad you enjoyed it! 🙂
Thanks, Jan! 🙂
Thanks for sharing the post, Marcia. Much appreciated! 🙂
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It was a great post, Mae. I enjoyed thinking about ways to use your advice, even without having done NaNo! And it’s always a pleasure to share! 🙂