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
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.
NaNoWriMo Works (in Ten Easy Steps) (empasis added)
So I guess 50,000 fictional words is legal … sweet!
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