How to NaNo WriMo (write a novel in the month of November):

Everyone's a winner - well, a lot of people are - all those that write a 50,000-word novel in November - National Novel Writing Month:



My 10 steps to prepare for writing a NaMoWriMo novel are at ten.steps.prep.for.write.a.novel.htm.

What do other NaNos do to "to get ready for Nov. 1?" Different things from me, apparently.

Here is a snapshot I took on Monday October 24th (2005) from their site. As there were "Total Votes: 121" but "Total Voters: 57", clearly there are some over-achieving NaNos, who can do more than one thing at once:

* The numbers and the quotes not otherwise attributed are from the FAQs and other pages at the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) site.