How to write chapbooks and novels in a month

As writers we balance the work of writing with all the other pressures and responsibilities of life. Sometimes it’s hard to get a project completed, much less underway. Have you been wrestling with having enough time to get writing done?

Here are 2 events, going on now through the end of November, that can really motivate you to get that latest novel idea or group of poems down on paper:

November PAD Chapbook Challenge from Writers
Using daily prompts, write a poem a day, assemble your finished poems into a chapbook, and you could win this year’s Writers Digest Chapbook Challenge. Finish your chapbook

NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month
Since 1999, NaNoWriMo has helped writers around the world write a 50,000-word novel… in 30 days. Think you can’t do it? Last year alone, 37,479 writers proudly crossed the 50,000-word finish line. Write your novel