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NaNoWriMo 2017 and Where to Find Me

Blank pages can be much scarier than deadly enemies.   If you didn’t know already, I’m doing NaNoWriMo this year – I wouldn’t miss it! If you want to hang out, support each other, or cry together, here’s where you can find me during November: NaNoWriMo’s site. Add me as a writing buddy: https://nanowrimo.org/participants/christie-stratos YouTube. This […]

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3 Lessons I Learned As A NaNoWriMo YouTube Guide

Remember that time I was a NaNoWriMo YouTube Guide? I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since then! I learned a lot of great lessons from being a YouTube Guide, and I’m sharing them in my latest guest blog post on Writing Belle’s website: http://www.writingbelle.com/2017/09/award-winning-author-christie-stratos.html. There are some lessons you learn only by making mistakes, […]

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PROJECT FOR AWESOME: Vote for NaNoWriMo

Help NaNoWriMo get the funding it needs just by voting! Yes, you heard correctly – no need to register, log in, give personal info, or even donate. Voting is all we need to give NaNoWriMo the chance to have some of the funds raised during this year’s Project for Awesome. Watch my video to see […]

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NaNoWriMo Videos Catch-up

Exactly 10 days left of NaNoWriMo! Now is the time to buckle down and make it happen. Here are some tips, encouragement, and helpful apps. How to use word sprints to catch up, determine whether a scene will work in your book, and writer’s block: When should you stop writing to do research – if ever? […]

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Official NaNoWriMo YouTube Guide!

If you haven’t already heard, I’m partnered with NaNoWriMo this year as a YouTube Guide! I did NaNo videos in 2014 (daily), 2015 (weekly), and now 2016 (twice per week). Wednesdays my videos will be hosted on NaNoWriMo’s YouTube channel and Saturdays I’ll have videos on my own channel. All of these will be added to my […]

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My NaNoWriMo Pep Talk with Go Indie Now!

Not sure if you want to participate in National Novel Writing Month this November? Hang out with Go Indie Now’s Joe Compton and me as we chat deadlines, goals, community, what “winning” really means, and taking it easy on yourself. Add me to your writing buddies here: http://nanowrimo.org/participants/christie-stratos.

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NaNoWriMo Novel and Temp Cover Reveal!

It’s October 3 and that means the NaNoWriMo site has been rebooted, and it’s waiting for you to announce your NaNo novel! So here I am announcing mine. During November this year, I’m going to write a novella with the temporary title Greed, and here’s my temporary book cover, which I made myself and ended up […]

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Locke and Keye Novelette Update!

NaNoWriMo is almost over, and while I had a major setback that meant I needed to restart the whole book, I also feel the book is shaping up to be something much stronger and more intense than I’d originally planned. My publication date has not changed: early 2016, so that’s a big positive. My motivation […]

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NaNoWriMo 2015 Begins TODAY!

So begins the season of hurried writing! During this year’s NaNoWriMo, I’m writing the second book in the Dark Victoriana Collection, Locke and Keye. I won’t be doing a vlog per day this time, but I will be vlogging when possible as well as trying some new cafes that I’ll take pictures of and tell you about. There […]

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Win NaNoWriMo AND Have A Laugh

You’re really into winning NaNoWriMo on this, your last day to complete your book. Good for you! Go after it with everything you’ve got! And when you take a break, relax and have a giggle with How to Win NaNoWriMo Calmly…Kinda. At only 1 minute and 20 seconds, you can watch it while you chug your double espresso […]

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