Deal alert! This coming Sunday (1/27/13), the lovely and adorable Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins will be available wherever ebooks are sold for only $2.99!!! Mark your calendars!

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Remember: Sunday 1/27/13. One day only. Anna and the French Kiss. $2.99.

5 Tips for NaNoWriMo from Stephanie Perkins, Writer Extraordinaire

Need tips for making the most of NaNoWriMo? Every week, we’ll bring you five tips to turn each week of writing into a 100% success. Today, Stephanie Perkins, author extraordinaire of Isla and the Happily Ever After and many more, offers her pro tips for pushing your novel forward:

You’ve been staring at your last sentence for too many hours without adding a new one. The clock on your laptop is judging you. November—and your buddies—are passing you by. You’re frustrated. Exhausted. And, most sinfully, you’re bored. You could be barreling through your Netflix queue right now, for goodness’ sake!

But you’re here. At your computer. Because you chose this.

You are not allowed to give up.

You hear me? Okay.

Now that that’s out of the way, I’m here to guide you out of this mess. Here are my credentials: I’ve participated in NaNoWriMo three times, all three times I’ve completed my novels, and all three novels have been published. So how did I do it?

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Lucky for us Valentine’s Day falls on a three day weekend, which = plenty of time to read and swoon. 

Well, I think that love is the closest thing we have to magic in real life. It’s such a powerful force. I’m fascinated by it, and I do feel like it’s an endless source of material. I fell in love with my husband as a teenager, and I still remember the overwhelming intensity of those emotions. How thoughts of him consumed every single moment of my day. Those feelings were as strong and real and valid as any adult’s feelings. Of course they were. I try to honor this.
—  Stephanie Perkins,  on Isla and the Happily Ever After via @flavorwire