Many successful self-publishers use NaNoWriMo — National Novel Writing Month in November — to structure their annual fiction writing plans. And many successful self-publishing novels started out on NaNo. In this session, Director Grant Faulkner talks about the ways authors can do this. And ALLi members tell their NaNo stories.
Grant Faulkner likes big stories and small stories. He is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month and the co-founder of the lit journal 100 Word Story. His stories and essays have appeared in dozens of publications, including The New York Times, Poets & Writers, Writer’s Digest,The Southwest Review, PANK, and Gargoyle. He’s recently published a collection of one hundred 100-word stories, Fissures. He lives in Berkeley with a family of writers and a dog that insists on sitting on his lap each morning when he writes.