NaNoWriMo

November 11, 2006

Ever heard that November is the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)? I hadn’t until Bill found it for me. He stumbled across it on one of his blogs and sent it to me knowing I would be interested.

So what it is? It’s a program for those who who have always wanted to write but never found the time. The goal is to write 50,000 words by midnight on November 30. The focus is on quantity, not quality, so that you actually write that novel.

I took a writing class a couple of years ago and was told that in order to be a writer, you have to write. Well I’ve spent a long time not writing, and I could probably come up with a million reasons not to participate in NaNoWriMo (new job at it’s busiest time, family coming for Thanksgiving, house projects, etc.) but I’m giving it a go.

Happy writing.


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