NaNoWriMo aka National Novel Writing Month is a now twenty-year tradition. Every November, writers take up the challenge of penning 50,000 words in a single month. A monstrous task to some, a weekly habit to others. Either way, writing more is something we all strive for. ALLi author member Rachel McCollin is here to show us how to use data to be a more productive writer.
How many books do you work on at a time? Whether it's one or a dozen, this post will give you ideas of other ways of managing your works-in-progress and help you decide whether to stick with your current practice or try another way in the interests of productivity.
Do you struggle to get new book ideas off the starting blocks? Falter along the way? Read about the three top tips that Debbie Young has found helpful in driving her own productivity as an author of multiple titles in different genres.
Do you find it hard to tear yourself away from your writing to take a proper break? Then read this post to give you all the excuses you need to book a proper vacation - your writing will be better for it in the long-term!
Celebrating an extraordinary world record by Giacomo Giammatteo: writing and self-publishing 37 books in a single year, in the wake of heart attacks and strokes. Simply inspirational.
Would you like to write eight books in less than a year? Read Arietta Richmond's post to find out how she does it without compromising on quality.
As an indie author, should you employ businesslike time management strategies, or will they kill off your creativity and do more harm than good? Debbie Young considers the options.
How indie authors can use speedreading to help them self-publish faster by shortening research time - and other exciting benefits, by world champion Dan Holloway.
1 simple top tip to increase your writing output: learn to touch type! Debbie Young explains why and how, and urges you to take the plunge if you haven't already done so.
Novelist Debbie Young describes her switch from a set word count per day to an endless binge - and why she's happy that way
50,000 reasons to give NaNoWriMo a try this November - that's the target number of words you could have written by the end of the month. Indie authors share their experience to help you decide whether it's right for you.
Top tips on how to keep your momentum up while writing your books - brought to you by indie authors who have successfully self-published books following their own advice!