by Angela Lauria October 10, 2013
Remember slumber parties? My girlfriends and I would stay up all night talking about boys and dreaming about our futures. We’d play games and eat popcorn and ice cream. We’d take completely age-inappropriate quizzes from our big sister’s magazines. We’d write in each other’s diaries.
But let’s play a round, shall we?
Truth or Dare?
If you picked truth, answer this:
“Be totally honest: why haven’t you written a book yet?”
(Psst. Send me your answer.)
If you picked DARE…. I got a good one for you.
No backsies okay?
Write a book in November!
You may know November is NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month.
Tens of thousands of authors-in-transition commit to writing 50,000 words of fiction.
I’m going to take it easy on you though – to be my writing buddy for November you can write ANY genre – fiction or non-fiction – and you can write a book of any length (but let’s set a floor of 10,000 words, okay?)
If you picked DARE – here’s what you need to do right now.
- Register to participate at http://nanowrimo.org/sign_up
- Become my writing buddy by going to my profile and clicking “Add as a Buddy” in the top right corner – http://nanowrimo.org/participants/authorincubator
- Say hello over at the Friends of the Author Incubator Forum thread –http://nanowrimo.org/forums/nano-rebels/threads/123828
If you take me up on this dare and join me for the NaNoWriMo challenge you will be basking in free gifts and bonuses from me. Free coaching. Discounted programs. Gifts. And promotional opportunities galore. We will make your book a huge success TOGETHER! My support won’t stop at the end of November.
Participating in NaNoWriMo is totally free and we are going to have a blast. And if you finish your book by the end of November, you’ll get a contract to publish your book with the Difference Press.
Even if you DON’T finish your book in November, just by signing up you’ll get lots of free prizes and you’ll learn a lot and move your book forward.
I loved playing Truth or Dare as a kid. It pushed me out of my comfort zone and made me feel closer to my friends.bTake me up on this round of Truth or Dare and you’ll feel the same way. We’ll get to know each other better and as you push yourself (gently) outside of your comfort zone, you’ll grow and change in exciting ways!
Oh – and this is a free program so please share it with anyone you know who might want to join us!
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