It’s that time again!!
It’s that time of year again. November 1. A day that I both dread and anxiously anticipate.
On November 1, literally thousands of writers tackle the challenge of writing a 50,000-word novel in one month during an event known as National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short.
It’s hard to explain the program – and even harder to describe why anyone would sign up to create 1,667 words a day (that’s the pace you need to maintain to finish on time) – and yet it’s become phenomenally popular, with an estimated 300,000 writers from around the world participating this year.
This is my second year participating. Last year I completed a supernatural mystery entitled “Promises to the Dead”. I’m still editing it. That pesky cookbook “Cooking With Honey” got in my way. 🙂
NaNoWriMo began in 1991, the brainchild of freelance writer Chris Baty, with “20 other overcaffeinated yahoos,”…
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