The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Monday, November 01, 2004

“And how many words was that again?”

And thus it starts: National Novel Writing Month.

And at the end of the month there will be thousands of novels all filled with 50,000 horribly written words being inflicted on innocent friends and families.

So why the heck not do that myself?

I think last year I threatened that the following year, instead of a fiction novel of 50,000 words I'd do a novel of 50,000 fictional words. I just now doubled checked the rules, and lo, what do I see?

8) Write like crazy for thirty days. If you write 50,000 words of fiction by midnight, local time, November 30th, you will be added to our hallowed Winner's Page, and receive a handsome winner's certificate and web icon.

How NaNoWriMo Works (in Ten Easy Steps) (empasis added)

So I guess 50,000 fictional words is legal … sweet!

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