Since October is the month when many will be knuckling down to plan their stories for the upcoming NaNoWriMo challenge, we’re shortening the number of roundup entries to help preserve your time – but we aren’t compromising on quality!

This week:

If you’ve decided to tackle NaNoWriMo this year, we hope these picks offer you at least a few actionable tips. They may be older entries, but they’re no less relevant today.

Enjoy!