Maggie Stiefvater’s Pre NaNoWriMo Process Maggie Stiefvater, prolific author of LAMENT, SHIVER and BALLAD is a NaNoWriMo success story. Maggie describes her novel planning process in detail in her blog. Check it out. Really good stuff! Posted October 31, 2009 & filed under The Writing Process, Tools for the Taking.