NaNoWriMo: Who Can Do It?

By Johanna Gross Image courtesy of National Novel Writing Month.     National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) takes place each November. Writers of all types attempt to write 50,000 words in 30 days. In 2014, 325,142 people participated with the nonprofit organization that encourages the annual commitment and growth of young and old writers. The official organization […]

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National Novel Writing Month: A Rookie’s Experience

Last month, fellow writer Sarah Foil introduced Salemite readers to something called National Novel Writing Month, more commonly recognized as NaNoWriMo. Participants were given all of November to write a 50,000 word story with no editing allowed. Not everyone’s end goal was 50,000 words, though. As my first time participating in this epic challenge, I […]

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