The National Novel Writing Month--or Nanowrimo--is a thrilling, exciting experience where you get to write a complete novel in exactly 30 days! It starts on November 1st and ends on November 30th.
Last year close to 70,000 people from around the world joined--I among them. If I remember it correctly, less than 10,000 actually managed to finish the 50,000-word goal.
Get all the details at the official site: www.nanowrimo.org
I wrote my tween novel, The Luthier's Apprentice, on the same marathon two years ago. The manuscript is in the hands of an agent at the moment. I've been editing/polishing it on and off for one and a half years! Yes, writing it on nanowrimo can be quicly, but then comes the EDITING....