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⚔️ Nanowrimo Day 12: Battle 1 continues
⚔️ Nanowrimo Day 12: Battle 1 continues

What to write for NaNoWriMo today, based on the classic 3-act story structure.

Updated over a week ago

This week, you're taking your characters from their decision to go after their external goal, to the highest point in the story.

What to write today​

Today, you're in the thick of battle 1 [18,337–20,000 words]:

  • Battle 1 – Your protagonist and friends must continue the dance of the call and response.

  • Test your protagonist and their allies. Put them through the wringer. Maybe some of them don't cut it.

Want a different sort of prompt? Include a reference to every one of your protagonist's senses in your next scene (ie: they see something, hear something, taste something, smell something, feel something). 👁️👂👅👃🫴

Update your running editorial note

At the end of the day make a note of any off-course deviations, potential inconsistencies, areas to research further, or moments of inspiration to revisit when you edit in December/January.

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