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⚔️ Nanowrimo Day 18: Battle 2 begins
⚔️ Nanowrimo Day 18: Battle 2 begins

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 that high point, all the way into the depths of their misery. The tree is on fire. The turkey is on fire. Everything is on fire.

What to write today​

Today, you're kicking off battle 2 [28,339–30,000 words]:

  • Battle 2 – Your protagonist and friends actively engage with the antagonist. Things begin to go awry, and may not be going according to plan.

  • Provide some insight into your antagonist's character arc.

  • Touch on your sub-plot.

Want a different sort of prompt? Start a sentence with "[Character name] was not sorry." 💅

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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