Nanowrimo, or, National Novel Writing Month, takes place every November. It invites people to sign up and write a novel – or at least 50,000 words – in one month.
There’s plenty of criticism thrown at Nanowrimo, for instance, that the unstructured write-a-thon churns out a whole lot of slop. Ideally, if you’re going to participate, you should have a novel outlined before November. Whether or not Nanowrimo helps you write a best-seller isn’t much the point, though – if you’re sitting down to write every night, with a goal of penning 50,000 words in one month, it doesn’t matter how awful your ‘novel’ is; what matters is that you’ve been writing consistently. Continue reading “Where to Nanowrimo in NJ”