NaNoWriMo Writers: Focus, and ‘Keep Your Eyes on Yonder Pine Tree’

Do not let how much someone else has written affect what you write

Tom Hanks’s favorite typewriter model, the Smith-Corona Silent, highlighting a frequent saying from the first Alabama governor I worked for, the late Gov. Guy Hunt (R-1987–1993).

Attention NaNoWriMo writers: Congratulations! Good on each of you for standing up to your doubts and anxieties about such a vigorous process. To write a novel in one month is the ultimate challenge. What is the best way to get as much written as you can this month?