Category Archives: Write-a-Thon

Make NaNoWriMo Work for You by Rochelle Melander

Dear Writers, This Wednesday, October 31 at 12:00 CT, the Write Now! Mastermind class will be all about productivity. If you’re planning on doing National Novel Writing Month or if you just want to increase your productivity, come hear my … Continue reading

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Why You Need to Write-A-Thon

Dear Writers, So, do you know what you’re doing this summer? I do—finally! In the past few weeks, during walks with the dogs and talks with friends, some ideas have been surfacing. Last weekend, I decided that ideas like these … Continue reading

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Write-A-Thon: Celebrate NaPoWriMo

Write-A-Thon: Celebrate NaPoWriMo by Rochelle Melander National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo) was founded by Maureen Thorson in 2003 and encourages participants to write a poem a day during the month of April. I can’t think of a better way to … Continue reading

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Make NaNoWriMo Work for You!

Today is the first day of National Novel Writing Month. For many of us, that means we will be jumping feet first into a novel-writing project and ignoring our laundry, friends, and work. But what if you don’t write fiction? … Continue reading

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Countdown to NaNo: Panic!

Sometime on Sunday morning, in between trying to get my kids to do their homework, walking the dogs, and getting ready to take the kids trick or treating, I remembered that National Novel Writing Month was just two days away—and … Continue reading

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Why Write-A-Thon? It’s Your Passion!

Write-A-Thon: Write Your Book in 26 Days (And Live to Tell About It) is here. Come to the launch party tonight at 7:00 PM at Boswell Book Company in Milwaukee, WI! Stop back here tomorrow to learn how you can … Continue reading

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Why Write-A-Thon? You think like a writer!

The writer’s genetic inheritance and her or his experiences shape the writer into a unique individual, and it is this uniqueness that is the writer’s only stuff for sale. —James Gunn Everything that happens to you is material. (Heck, everything … Continue reading

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Why Write-A-Thon: Stay Out of Trouble

Is it any wonder I’m not a criminal? … I’ve got too much time on my hands. -Styx Yeah, you know who you are. You’re not bored, exactly. It’s just that with too much time on your hands, you tend … Continue reading

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Why Write-A-Thon? You’re Bored!

Welcome writers! We are counting down to the launch of my new book, Write-A-Thon: Write Your Book in 26 Days (And Live to Tell About It). Why write-a-thon? Because: 1. Deadlines work. 2. It’s cheaper than therapy. 3. You have something … Continue reading

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Why Write-A-Thon: You Need a Vacation

Writing is its own reward. —Henry Miller Have you seen my dining room table? Yeah, neither have I. Sometime after school started, it became buried under school forms, mail, library books, and CDs. At dinner time, we usually push the … Continue reading

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