Ah, yes, finally. NaNo WriMo is one of my most favorite things to talk about. Why? Well, you see, this program is the reason that I have published four books (and counting!).
NaNo WriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, which is November. It’s a program for all ages that encourages you to create a word count goal for your story and achieve it in one month.
There are two websites that they have for NaNo WriMo, a youth site and an adult site. The adult site has you write 50,000 words in a month or more, while the youth site is more flexible.
I have an account on the youth NaNo site, and aim to write at least 30,000 words in a month. Both websites allow you to add in information about your novel and feature other novelists that give you uplifting advice all month.
I recommend this program to anyone thinking about writing. It’s pretty easy to get behind, however, so you definitely need to clear some time into your schedule to write. My favorite aspect about this program is that it’s full of people who understand what you’re going through.
Now, picture this: It’s February and you’ve just finished your first book using NaNo, and it’s published. What’s next? Well, the NaNo people also sponsor a Camp NaNo WriMo in the months of April and July.
I’ve completed the November NaNo WriMo three times, in November of 2013,2014, and 2015. I’ve completed the April Camp NaNo WriMo in 2014 and 2015. Yes, currently I am enrolled in Camp NaNo WriMo, but with the goal to lengthen the book that I wrote for NaNo of 2015.
I hope you check out this awesome program!
Here are the links: