Why ‘Winning’ Isn’t the Main Reason to Tackle NaNoWriMo

While in the process of preparing for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), I came across a fascinating post on the Office of Letters and Light blog. Here is an excerpt:

Would you believe that out of all the times I’ve participated in NaNoWriMo, I’ve never won once? I know I have a novel in me, but I’ve never had quite the stamina to make it to 50,000 words. Every October, I have new resolve. I say, “This year will be the year!”

And then around the middle of November, Derek Zoolander of the Center for Kids Who Can’t Read Good always seems to be leering over my shoulder, saying, “What is this! A novel for ants?” I watch my word count level out, failing to meet the new goal each day.

Read More (courtesy Office of Letters and Light)


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