Another month closer to November! And more things we can say you should totally do!
The Great NaNoWriMo Roadtrip
You got this from HQ already, but we are also going to encourage you to donate to the Great NaNoWrIMo Roadtrip which is actually a Site Redesign. They couldn’t resist coming up with a spiffy name for it, but then again, it makes it harder to realize we’re asking for money.
The goal is $50,000 – our FAVORITE number, but we want it in two weeks. The more we get, the more awesome things might show up on the site in 2018. Yes, I skipped a year. A decent redesign takes time. And this is the first time in a decade that the redesign will focus on user features and upgrades rather than ‘the site works!’ which was the issue for a very long time (if you joined in the last couple of years, you are so lucky).
Camp NaNoWriMo July Session Prep
Camp NaNoWriMo is ready for your July Novel! Do you know what you’re writing? I don’t.
We are posting prep information on all of our social media! Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for links to helpful resources.
Xander will be hosting an in Person prep session on Saturday 17 from 9:00am-12:00pm at the Burbank Panera. We’ll talk about coming up with ideas and outlining them. Much of the information is useful even if you are a ‘pantser’.
Goodreads June Novel
The June read is Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire. The entire series is up for a Hugo Award (and as it happens, if you are a member or join Worldcon 75 as a Supporting (i.e. Hugo Voter) you get the entire series in the voter packet, as well as some other good novels) which I think says a lot right there. This is the first time there’s even been a Best Series category.
It has an evil fairy queen, koi fish, time travel (as in ‘there is a time skip’), a murder, people in need of saving, a protagonist who wants nothing to do with any of it. Ursula from the Little Mermaid makes a guest appearance under her ‘real’ name.
Converse about it on Goodreads or other places if you like.