Category Archives: NaNoWriMo

National Novel Writing Month begins

It’s that time of year again. Hundreds of thousands of writers around the world are gearing up for the biggest writing event of the year: NaNoWriMo. The goal is simple: write 50,000 words of a novel in the month of … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo: what I learned

Yesterday I completed Camp National Novel Writing Month with a total of 50,118 words. It was a fun month, even if it’s not something I could do all the time. Here’s what I learned. It wasn’t that hard. Don’t get … Continue reading

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I’m doing Camp NaNoWriMo next month

National Novel Writing Month is becoming a bigger and bigger deal every year, with over 300,000 writers writing 3 billion words last November. But for people in academia, like me, November is one of the worst months of the year … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo wrap-up

It’s December 1, and National Novel Writing Month is over for 2012. According to the NaNo website, an estimated 300,000 writers officially took part this year, with 38,373 winning the event by reaching the goal of 50,000 words, and a … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: the home stretch

At this moment there are just three days left in National Novel Writing Month. That may not sound like much, but it’s still 10% of the whole month. So if you’re still a little behind, don’t give up! And even … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo halfway (and a bit) through

If you’re participating in National Novel Writing Month (or NaNoWriMo), we’re a little over halfway through. If you’ve kept pace so far, at the end of the day today, you should be up to 28,333 words. Even if you’re behind, … Continue reading

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November is National Novel Writing Month

Every November, hundreds of thousands of people around the country and around the world join in the challenge of National Novel Writing Month, where the goal is to write a 50,000-word novel (about 175 pages) in just one month. It … Continue reading

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