8 Ways to Stay Motivated During #NaNoWriMo

It's that time of year again; #NaNoWriMo2019 is around the corner, and writers everywhere are preparing to commit themselves to a month of late nights and brain dumps! I know how nerve-wracking this writing tradition can be for some; imposter syndrome and anxiety often run rampant. This nervousness is totally normal, and if you're already experiencing NaNoWriMo jitters, I completely understand!

I'm here to tell you, though, that you have absolutely nothing to be afraid of! The mere fact that you've decided to participate in NaNoWriMo means you have a story you believe in, and that's enough. While your goal may be to "win" NaNo, there's more to it than that. Participating in NaNoWriMo will show you what kind of writer you are; it will unveil the reservations, fears, and doubts you have about your writing, and it will force you to push