Episode 145

NaNoWriMo & Writing Your Story with Grant Faulkner

October 10, 2017

Grant Faulkner of NaNoWriMo joins us to talk about the writing process, owning the title of “writer,” and getting past blocks or struggles to make writing a part of your routine and write your first or next novel.

Episode Transcript
"Big things are built in small increments."
- Grant Faulkner

Discussed in this Episode

  • What is #NaNoWriMo?
  • Owning the title of "writer"
  • Building writing into part of your routine
  • Why is it so hard to write and how can you shift that mindset?
  • Examples of authors that have published books from NaNoWriMo
  • Getting past blocks and struggles of writing
  • Exercises for writers
  • What does it mean to take a risk in your work?
  • Tips for becoming a better writer

Resources Mentioned