It’s officially the time for NaNoWriMo! Yes, that’s what the National Novel Writing Month is called. An online project that began 20 years ago by a freelance writer Chris Baty has become a boon for many. Since then, every year in the month of November many writers all across the world enthusiastically participate in this event.
It’s a merry time for writers to come together on an online platform to work in harmony and help, support, and motivate each other for the good cause of co-existence in writing.
The best part about this online event is that it sets practical goals and provides relentless help to able you to kickstart writing a novel. Imagine yourself writing 50,000 words of authentic creative content within 30 days. That’s amazing, right?
This event is like a “self-challenge”. You must write 1667 words per day in order to win the challenge. The ultimate goal is not that you complete the entire novel in a month. But, it’s the perfect headstart and most people do manage to actually complete writing. It eliminates the possibility of procrastination.
Here’s a quick insight into the rules that are genuine and helpful in the interest of the writer as well as the event:
The NaNoWriMo official website holds the slogan:
“Your support means no story goes untold”.
This is the vision and mission which falls in the line with the guidelines.
Since you have now read about this event, it is definitely worth giving a shot. So, there are some things that you can make a part of your habit if you not only wish to participate in the event but also win it!
It is obvious for anyone to trust something when there is proof of something positive resulting from it. Here is a list of some of the best selling novels that were actually started as a part of the National Novel Writing Month by its authors:
All in all, whether you are a full-time writer or just wish to pursue it as a hobby, NaNoWriMo is a great opportunity for you to overcome that writer’s block and get writing done. So grab a pen, your book and begin writing that novel you have been waiting to complete for long.