Participating in National Novel Writing Month

In November I will be participating in National Novel Writing Month–or NaNoWriMo–an international contest where I will, once again, write a 50,000+ word novel in 30 days. I participated in 2013 and, with the help of my hometown NaNoWriMo chapter, completed my utterly awful first novel that no one will ever read ever.

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New to eNotes: Essay Lab

Write better essays with our latest service, Essay Lab! Get the feedback you need to make your essay great. What is Essay Lab? Our mission at eNotes is to assistย in the success of our students–providing them with the resources they need to excel in the classroom and beyond. We built Essay Lab to help meet…

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Step Into Our Essay Lab

Looking for help on your latest essay or term paper? eNotes’ Essay Lab is designed to cater to your every writing need. Search our list of tips to tackle the most common essay hurdles, or ask a question of our educators to receive specific help with your prompt, outline, or latest draft. It’s all explained…

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How to Write Like Jane Austen

Here’s a tip: keep some sheep leather and blue gauls handy… Yesterday we brought you the recipes to two authors’ favorite meals, so today I give you the recipe to one authoress’ writing success: a good leather bound book and a batch of homemade ink. For those Austen enthusiasts feeling particularly crafty, here is the…

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The Best Laid Plans of Novelists

Ever wondered how some of your favorite authors tackled the crazy job of putting pen to paper and creating those stories you loved to read? Well, we’re here to tell you it’s not all magical. As you can see from these intricate spreadsheets and notes, crafting a novel takes a whole lot of careful planning.…

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