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Your newest ally for NaNoWriMo? Google Docs.

Your newest ally for NaNoWriMo? Google Docs. | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it

It’s November 1, and that means–yup! NaNoWriMo is upon us. We’ve posted here before about various tools that can help you in your mad writing binge–see below–but this year, we wanted to share a techie tip for distraction-free writing that’s easy and free. Did you know that Google Docs can provide a clean, tool-and-menu-free writing environment? That’s right–nothing to buy, download, or install. Power Tips for Google Docs tells you how:

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NanoDHMo, NaDHMo, … Whatever, Let’s Just Make Something | Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities

NanoDHMo, NaDHMo, … Whatever, Let’s Just Make Something | Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it
Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities - An applied think tank for the digital humanities...
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Harness the Mental, Creative, and Emotional Benefits of Regular Writing

Harness the Mental, Creative, and Emotional Benefits of Regular Writing | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it
Today is the first day of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), where thousands of people challenge themselves to write a 50,000 word, 175-page novel before the end of November.
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Kids Sign on for National Novel Writing Month — The Digital Shift

Kids Sign on for National Novel Writing Month — The Digital Shift | Teaching Digital Writing | Scoop.it

National Novel Writing Month kicks off today. The annual event in which participants pledge to write a novel during the month of November features a Young Writers Program. Resources include a classroom kit, a teacher’s forum, and pep talks.

“We dare you to make your villain write an apology letter to your main character,” is among the challenges set forth by the “Dare Machine,” a fun set of writing prompts. Participants register on the site to set and maintain a word count goal and then, write like the wind.

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