Week 4

Day 30

Congratulations! You have made it to the end of NaNoWriMo. By now, you have quite a lot of words on the page. By now,…

Day 27: Family Drama

  If you are doing NaNoWriMo, the end of your 30 day novel journey happens around Thanksgiving. To that end: Write about a family…

Day 26: Climax

Today, we continue our exploration of the novel’s end: The CLIMAX is the moment in the novel where the protagonist gets his or her…

Day 24: A Very Bad Day

Potential sources of conflict in a novel can be divided into several categories. Today, we’ll look at four of them as a way to…

Day 23: Background

Now that you’re really into the thick of the novel, you’ve probably formed an idea of what happened before the novel’s inciting action: the…

Day 22: Tone

Tone is all about attitude. What is the implied relationship between the speaker and his subject? There are far too many types of tone…