Thursday, November 11, 2010

Professionals on NaNoWriMo

The topic of NaNoWriMo has not only been filling my blog but my blog reader has also been peppered with blog posts by published authors and other experts regarding their thoughts on NaNoWriMo. Here's what I've seen so far, and I'll come back to add anymore that get posted!

John Scalzi (Author of Old Man's War and many others)
In which John Scalzi gives his two cents about NaNoWriMo and the current trend of professionals nay-saying.

Kate from Kt Literary (An Agent)
This is a nice solid supportive post from a literary Agent who has been a NaNoWriMo participant in years past.

Maggie Stiefvater (Author of Shiver, Linger and more)
In which, Maggie Stiefvater expresses her dislike for NaNoWriMo and does a bit of ranting.
The response to the feedback that was recieved for the the previous post and asks the participants among her followers about NaNoWriMo
Maggie Stiefvater had made her peace with NaNoWriMo and illustrates her thoughts with lovely and effective Visual Aids.

A. Victoria Mixon (Independent Editor)
Some excellent advice from an Editor plus bonus links to earlier posts that will help your Novel.

DonWon Song (Editor with Orbit)
A rebuttal to a specific post by a blogger with some lovely encouragement for NaNoWriMo participants.

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