Greetings Stevians past and present!
First of all, this is an
invitation to those of you who haven't visited Steve the WriMo Forum in a while.
We're still here and we'd love to have you back! I'm trying to get hold of everyone I possibly can, so as well as posting here I've sent out a mass email and will be linking to this post on Twitter.
for the coming month of July, which is a Camp NaNoWriMo month. For this
month I'm revisiting my April theme: unless you have a compelling reason
to avoid it, I think everyone on Steve should sign up for Camp NaNo.
Compelling reasons aside, it's basically something you'd be doing
anyway, only with a slightly stronger feel of 'challenge' to it and an
extra incentive to make it a more or less daily thing.
2. You can set just about any goal you like - words, hours, minutes, lines, pages.
The lowest goal number you can choose is 30, so if that applies to all
of those things, you could be signing up for a goal as low as one word
per day for the month. (Note: I don't actually know if this is true.
There's probably different minimum goals for the different goal types.)
It gives us a unifying theme for Steve - regardless of what goals and
projects, we'd all have the same goal of not slipping behind in our Camp
Because we already have an entire forum for
chatting through the month, there isn't going to be an official Steve
cabin, although anyone can feel free to start an unofficial one. There
will be various small writing challenges throughout the month, on a
secret schedule known only to myself.
(Okay, I don't have a
schedule. I may try to make one up before then, though, because it's
much easier to think of challenges when you're not neck-deep in a NaNo
As usual, there will be thread on Steve for
suggestions, discussion and general preparation for July. In particular,
suggestions for challenges to put on that schedule would be fantastic.
Also, any June planning/preparation challenges that could help us get
ready for July. While we all have different techniques and approaches,
sometimes something that works well for one writer could provide the
missing piece of the puzzle another writer needs.
The planning thread is here: July: juice boxes, jubes, and joy! (you'll need to log in to access it, though)
So, are we ready for July?
Siana, (Steve co-admin)
If you've forgotten your Steve password or username, check your email! Virtually this exact message was sent around as a mass email today, and the email will show you your username. You'll be able to use that email account and username to reset your password and log back into Steve.