If you’re a novelist you’re probably aware that November is Nanowrimo (National Novel Writing Month). You might even, like me, be participating. 30 days, 50,000 words, 1,000,000 cups of caffeinated beverages…we must be crazy!

But even though Nanowrimo is almost at a close, it does raise an important issue for all writers:word count.

For some lucky writers, word count isn’t at all an issue. But for most of us it can be a struggle some days just getting those words on the page. Here is a little toolbox for helping to get that word count up.