NaNoPrep Special: Writing with the Gusts of a Writing Community, featuring Alexis Daria

Oct 12, 2020

Alexis Daria

Whether you’re already in a writing community, wanting to join one, or feeling apprehensive about whether a writing community is the right thing for you, this episode is your doorway to thinking about and engaging with community. Accountability, inspiration, friendships, motivation, and so many other reasons exist to join a writing community. As we gear up for NaNoWriMo (coming to you starting November 1st), know that this community is here for you, and this week’s guest, Alexis Daria, is here to talk about just some of the benefits of community and NaNoWriMo. Also, don’t miss out on the information in the NaNo prep page Grant mentioned, which you can find here.


Alexis Daria is a native New Yorker and award-winning author writing stories about successful Latinx characters and their (occasionally messy) familias. Her debut Take the Lead won the 2018 RITA® Award for “Best First Book” and was one of the “Best Romance Novels of 2017” in The Washington Post and Entertainment Weekly. Her super powers include spotting celebrities in NYC, winning Broadway ticket lotteries, and live-tweeting.

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