NaNoWriMo 2021 officially begins one week from today on November 1st. For those of us who love a challenge, that will be the day we set the pen to paper and begin the actual writing of our projects.
So, what do we need to have in place during the next seven days before the big event?
One: We need to have characters.
Two: Our characters need an environment to live in, a world to inhabit.
Three: Our characters need some sort of backstory, so we know who they are when we begin writing.
Four: We need a plot or at least an inciting incident. We should have some idea of that moment when our frogs leap from the frying pan into the fire.
Five: You should try to identify your subject and unifying theme. We’ll talk about those things further on in…
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