NaBloPoMo this November. Charge your camera batteries and get ready to shoot!--- is a photo-a-day challenge combining a daily photo theme with shooting and photo editing tips on composition, lighting, cropping, and more. You’ll publish new posts, make new friends, and hone your photographer’s eye. It’s also a great way for photobloggers to participate in
For three years, I’ve tried to start a blog. Before Blogging 101, I never built enough momentum. Now, thanks to the accountability of regular assignments – and thanks to receiving such wonderful, encouraging feedback – I’ve reached the critical mass I needed.
Practicing My (Gray)Scales is a month of bite-size blogging assignments that take you from “Blog?” to “Blog!” Assignments help you publish posts, customize your blog, and engage with the community. You’ll walk away with published posts and a handful of drafts, a theme that reflects your personality, a small (but growing!) audience, a grasp of blogging etiquette — and a bunch of new friends.
P.D. James has advice that seems a little counter to the Nanowrimo experience. As part of her ten pieces of advice, she recommends
Never talk about a book before it is finished---
Alright, back to Nanowrimo stuff. Scrivener is offering an extended free trial - til Dec 7 - so your work isn't lost at the end of the normal month-long trial. I'm an Ommwriter fanatic, but Scrivener offers all the resources you may need.
Fastpencil also offers a discount to nano people. It seems to be a resource for finishing and formatting your book for publishing.