on The Novel Smithy:
NaNoWriMo presents many unique challenges.
From keeping track of your word count to avoiding distractions, to even just writing your draft itself, National Novel Writing Month requires a lot of focus and preparation from its participants. Unfortunately, this is often a major factor that discourages new writers from diving in headfirst.
However, there are plenty of great tools out there that can minimize these hurdles—and maybe even improve your writing process overall. Here are my top fourteen tools to help you thrive during this year’s NaNoWriMo!