National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
As the month of November approaches it brings with it the excitement of preparation for National Novel Writing Month (affectionately known in the Twitterverse as #NaNoWriMo). Budding writers everywhere are currently feverishly plotting outlines, synopses, character profiles, and generally brainstorming for the month-long writing exercise.
The ‘aim of the game’ is to write a novel containing 50,000 words in 30 days; no mean feat! The primary purpose (presumably) is to get into the habit of writing a little bit every day. Even if what you write is dribble, drab, and totally uninformative it still gets people practising their skill. It allows you to get involved in a new, very helpful community of like-minded individuals who you may even end up becoming life-long friends with.
Join the online community here. What are you waiting for?
-Karen Hayes (Book Republic)