Get Your Write On: Setting Yourself Up for NaNoWriMo Success

Ellie Jacobson
5 min readOct 22, 2020

How to prepare for a month of intense writing

I must admit the NaNoWriMo challenge of writing 50,000 words feels daunting. Let’s explore ways to set yourself up for success when approaching a hefty writing challenge like this one.

I decided to go to my husband for accountability. I needed to write for a few hours before I start my…

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Ellie Jacobson

Editor at Flash Fiction Magazine & Intrepidus Ink | Flint & Steel editor | MFA candidate working on first novel | mom to 2 kitties, 2 teenage sons & many cats