Writing Advice Archive

NaNoWriMo: Young authors share how inspiration from Christopher helped them succeed with writing

Christopher Paolini has had a wide-reaching impact on young readers and aspiring writers across the globe. His journey from creating and self-publishing Eragon at just 15 to becoming a worldwide best-selling author a few years later inspired hundreds to put their own ideas and adventures to pen and paper! As part of our NaNoWriMo series, we’re

NaNoWriMo: These writing tips and tricks from Christopher Paolini will help you grow as an author!

Whether hard at work on your NaNoWriMo project or looking to grow as a writer, our latest writing advice article is filled to the brim with some of Christopher Paolini’s best writing advice! We combed through many of the author’s interviews, essays, and articles to highlight what we feel are some of the best nuggets

NaNoWriMo: Christopher Paolini’s advice on plotting your story and worldbuilding

Aspiring writers and NaNoWriMo participants: facing the daunting task of worldbuilding and plotting out yourstory? Christopher Paolini has come to the rescue with advice on these topics! For those looking for a place to start, an essay written by Christopher Paolini for our sister site sheds light on the importance of worldbuilding as a core

NaNoWriMo: Join us throughout November as we help you bring your own novel to life as part of the NaNoWriMo event!

Nation Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is back! The annual event, which takes place throughout November, challenges writers to pen a 50,000 word novel by the end of month. Hundreds of thousands of people participate across the globe, many of whom have even had their NaNoWriMo novels published! We’re all familiar with the tale of

NaNoWriMo: Wrap-up your book by preparing it for publishing! (Editing, finding an agent, and publishing advice)

NaNoWriMo is officially in the rear-view mirror, and it’s now time to look ahead toward the next steps in your writing journey: editing and publishing! Preparing your novel for publishing – and finding a publisher – can be tricky. But it isn’t impossible! We’ve compiled advice from experts on the process of editing, agenting, and

NaNoWriMo: Success stories from young writers inspired by Christopher Paolini’s story

Christopher Paolini has had a wide-reaching impact on young readers and aspiring writers across the globe. His journey from creating and self-publishing Eragon at just 15 to becoming a worldwide best-selling author a few years later inspired hundreds to put their own ideas and adventures to pen and paper! As part of our NaNoWriMo series, we’re