Are You Writing A Novel Next Month?
By Rachel Kaufman
Love it or hate it, NaNoWriMo is just around the corner. Eleven days away, in fact.
The madcap write-a-novel-in-30-days project is now in its 10th year. Haven't heard of it? Check out the About page on the site. In essence, however, the idea is that people all around the world will be "competing" (on the honor system) to write a novel (actually 50,000 words, which counts as a "novella") within 30 days. Some are crap, some have been published, by real publishers nonetheless (Sara Gruen's Flying Changes and Water For Elephants both started life as NaNovels).
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