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Will You Be Participating in NaNoWriMo 2018?

Yes I will be!
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Not this time.
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Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:55 am
Iggy says...



If yes, feel free to tell us what your novel idea is! If not, then feel free to share why. :)
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Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:18 am
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I wish I could. :( I've participated for the last three years and had quite a lot of fun doing it (though it's a struggle sometimes haha). I just am out of time this year, though. I have so much I'm doing and I'm trying to balance my mental health with school and all this additional stress.

I've been significantly less motivated to write recently, though, so maybe instead of 50k I may aim for a smaller goal to get me to write something and get in the writing ZONE but without committing a lot of time out of my day to write a lot.
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Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:48 pm
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This will be my first proper attempt (I kinda did it a few mouths ago but then LMS hit and I didn't have a plan for doing both so I did LMS and only did 5-10k. But now I have a plan and am going try, though I would not be surprised if I fail. But if I do succeed I will be blown away and happy! Away good luck to us all! (also I don't know if I am doing a sc-fi{something I have never done but I have always wanted to do} or my normal fantasy)
  





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Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:03 pm
Dossereana says...



I wish that I could but I am moving soon and a concert to and the move is a big move, so I will not have any internet at all. I am doing my concert some time next month then I will be moving strait after. I really wish that I could participate but I cannot. I am a bit stressed right now with the moving as well.
  





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Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:10 pm
Holiday30 says...



can I ask what NaNoWriMo is? I never heard of it.
  





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Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:56 am
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@Holiday30 Basically, the "original" version is writing 50,000 words throughout the month of November (as November is National Novel Writing Month, hence the name NaNoWriMo). This equates to about 1,667 words a day and can be really good for getting a first draft out on paper. Though a lot of people don't like it because of its super fast pace.

A lot of people also just create a personal goal (reforming it to 20,000, or maybe just writing every day) if they don't have the time to participate, as writing 1667 words a day can be a lot!

There's also an official site where you can create an account and track your progress if you're interested.
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Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:41 am
Cyvain87 says...



I hadn't ever heard of NaNoWriMo before myself and it definitely sounds like an awesome thing but I won't be participating this month for a number of reasons. Firstly I'm already 7 days late, secondly im not in the best frame of mind to be trying such a challenge. However next year I would definitely love to give it a go. Would i have to join the site though to participate or is that just as an optional?


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Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:15 pm
Ary says...



No. Not because I don't want to write, but I am currently focused on passing the semester and getting my health in check. Mentally speaking, and physical until I get my last results. Despite not participating in NaNoWriMo I can say I am proud of myself. For this year, I've properly written some oneshots. Proving me not just space for improvement, but that I can easily reach 7k in a day if I'm properly inspired or motivated. :D
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Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:25 pm
ThatOneGuy2002 says...



Yo, id live to participate, but what is it?
  





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Hattable says...



@ThatOneGuy2002 NaNoWriMo (or National Novel Writing Month) is an event held each November where participants try to write a full-length novel (50,000 words) in the month of November. Seeing as you just heard of it, it might be best to wait for next year? 'Cause the event is more than half over, haha. But you could totally try and blaze through 50k words in 11 days!

I believe many people also use NaNo as motivation for whatever non-50k word goals they have for themselves, which is just as fun, so you could also try that!

Here's the official site if you'd like more information: https://nanowrimo.org/
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Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:34 am
ThatOneGuy2002 says...



@Hattable Ah, I see. I suppose the novel I am currently writing is a tad bit short of the 50k mark. Thanks for the info :3
  








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