Tag Archives: planning

Using kanbanpad (free) for novel planning?

Ever since I ran into and used the now-abandonware papel for a novel, I’ve been thinking of finding or writing a better novel planning tool. I really like the idea of using 3×5 index cards for this, but in a software tool. I’ve tried celtx and read about Scrivener but I would like a free […]

2010 NaNoWriMo event dates – an update

We have some confirmation from the Naperville Public Library that our requested dates will be ok for the fall of this year (2010); here is our current event schedule: 1-3 pm, Oct 2: prep session (Nichols Library) 1-3 pm, Oct 9: prep session (Crystal Blount hosting at the Aurora Public Library) 1-3 pm, Oct 16: […]

Using freemind to plan your novel

In the 2007 NaNoWriMo forums, I wrote a post about how I used Freemind to plot my novel. Unfortunately, NaNo forum posts go away each year (it doesn’t look like they are archiving the sites anymore). Fortunately, tonight is the last night before they wipe the databases and I have pulled out the essence of […]

Planning for October and November

Katherine, Melinda and I are trying to get all of our ducks in a row (hm… I wonder how that turn of phrase came into being) for our October 4th kick-off, the other two October events and a successful November. In addition, we’re already planning facilities for 2009’s NaNoWriMo (the rooms fill up fast!). Katherine […]