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The Freedom to Give NaNoWriMo Everything You Got

….And just like that, we’re a few days into National Novel Writing Month!

If you haven’t started yet, don’t worry, you have plenty of time before November 30 to write 50,000 words of a novel. If you need help getting started, click here.

Spending too much time on social media during this pandemic-fueled election-cycle Age of Doomscrolling? is the sponsor of the “NaNoWriMo Gathering” at The Writingest State Online Conference on Thursday, November 12, at 7:30 pm. can:

  • Block websites and apps or the entire internet if you want to. With your distractions blocked, you can get into your workflow and stay on task.
  • Helps break the habit of checking whatever digital source is beckoning. The more you experience Freedom time, the more you’ll find it indispensable.
  • Treat your email like a mailbox (the mail comes and goes once a day) and enjoy your social media proactively on your time (not in respond mode.)

Think you might be able to achieve your NaNoWriMo goals with help from Click here.

At the “NaNoWriMo Gathering,” the Network will offer a little virtual space within the Writingest State Online Conference for those taking part in—or curious about—NaNoWriMo to check in with each other, discuss your novels-in-progress, and share advice an encouragement. Novel writing is not required, only a serious interest in the craft and discipline of fiction.

For more about National Novel Writing Month, click here.

To register for The Writingest State Online Conference, click here.