Sunday, October 31, 2010



What in the world is NaNoWriMo you may ask?

National Novel Writing Month happens every November!
It's a FUN writing event where the challenge is to write an entire novel in just 30 days. That means participants begin writing November 1 and must finish by midnight, November 30. For our first Novel-a-long, we are setting the pace at WHATEVER you feel comfortable with.

The thing that matters most in NaNoWriMo is output. Our high-velocity approach forces you to lower your expectations, take risks, and write on the fly.

Make no mistake: you will be writing a lot of strange stuff, and some of it will be just plain bad. But that's a good thing! For 30 days, you get to lock that inner editor in the basement, let your imagination take over, and just create!

As you spend November writing, you can draw comfort from the fact that, all around the world, other National Novel Writing Month participants of all ages are going through the same joys and sorrows of producing the Great Frantic Novel.

To read more about NaNoWriMo, check out this website about NaNoWriMo's Young Writer's program here.

Good Luck and happy writing!

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