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Old 10-08-2010, 12:40 PM
Leia Leia is offline
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So....I'm new to NaNoWriMo, and I (and I bet a ton of other people) have questions that you 'seniors or NNWM can answer. Please do!

My questions:
What exactly is it? I heard it was writing a book in a month....
How many words?? I also heard a really startling amount.
Why should I do this..any paticular reason, or just for the fun of it?
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Thank you guys SO MUCH!!!!!!!
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Old 10-08-2010, 12:55 PM
AmberLee AmberLee is offline
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YAY! I LOVE NaNo, so I'd be happy to share!

~ yep! NaNo is when you write a novel in a month -- hence the name: National Novel Writing Month
~ it's 50,000 words, so about 1,700 words per day
~ last year, I did it for the fun of of it, but it SERIOUSLY helps you -- if I hadn't done it, I would've never been able to finish my book -- it's definitely worth doing
~ if you want to know any of the NaNo lingo, just ask :P

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Old 10-08-2010, 10:43 PM
K.R.Galvin K.R.Galvin is offline
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Um, Bambi is there an age limit? Cause when I tried to sign up, it said 13 and older. I'm 11. Isn't there like a kid version or something?
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Old 10-16-2010, 01:23 PM
mechanicalpencils mechanicalpencils is offline
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Yeah, there's a kid's version. ywp.nanowrimo.org
You can set your own word goals if you want there too. Basically the same thing, but kids.
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Old 03-13-2011, 02:17 PM
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So we need 50,000 words for it to become a novel? I mean, it's not Nov. but I have like 49,000 in my book, and I looked it up online and it said 60,000, and 80,000 to 100,000. I was just wondering. But I'm going to go with 50,000.
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Old 03-13-2011, 02:32 PM
Lily09 Lily09 is offline
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Kid's version: Set any word count you want
13+ version: 50,000
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