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| November is National Novel Writing Month!
What is NanoWrimo?
National Novel Writing Month is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to novel writing. Participants begin writing November 1. The goal is to write a 175-page (50,000-word) novel by midnight, November 30. Read more:
Prepare for NaNoWriMo
Many of our Writing.Com members are gearing up and prepping for this annual event. To make things easier for all of you, we've assembled a variety of items to help you along your novel-writing journey!
1) Are you Prepping?
Grown to more than 200 participants since 2008. Come see what all the fuss is about.
2) 5th Annual NaNoWriMo Write-A-Thon
A fundraising competition to write NaNo novels and earn GPs for great Writing.Com groups at the same time!
3) 30 Days of Character Building!
Gearing up for NaNo? Confused on how to build your character? Sign-up for this contest and watch your character form before your eyes!
4) NO NOVEL NANO!
Join the fun! Goal 50K in November but NO NOVEL.
Write what you want and count your words.
Prepare now. Build up momentum. Aim high and have fun.
5) Writing.Com Lounge
From Nano-Newbies to Nano-Oldies, introduce yourself, exchange ideas, ask questions, etc. Groups and individuals are welcome to post links to their nano groups and nano activities.
Activate your NanoCounter by clicking the following URL:
Your NanoCounter helps you keep track of how many words you've written for this year's NanoNovel. Remember your goal is to write 50,000 Words between November 1st and November 30th. When you update your NanoCounter, your count stats will be updated on the Nano'er List located at:
October 2, 2013 at 3:52am
September 26, 2013 at 10:13pm
|I'm not sure how many of you know this, but Writing.Com is a family-business, run by a husband and wife team. We are known on Writing.Com as StoryMaster and StoryMistress, a play on "webmaster" and "webmistress" way back when. Thirteen years ago, we started and built our writing community with everything we had and we're still going strong. It means the world to us.
We received a video tonight from members of our online community... I can't even begin to put into words what this did for our hearts. Seriously, I can't. I was welling at less than a minute and then the "thank you" closer really got me. So, a huge shout out to the Writing.Com fans who put this together secretly and just so beautifully...
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