Sweater weather, No Shave November and discounted Halloween candy aren’t the only things happening this month. If you’re among the writing inclined, then you may be participating in the ultimate challenge: National Novel Writing Month.
Established in 1999, the nonprofit organization NaNoWriMo presents the challenge of completing a 50,000-word novel in the 30 days of November. Writers from all over the world participate, hoping to reach the goal within those four short weeks and add their name to the growing list of published authors who found their roots in NaNoWriMo.
An anticipated 500,000 writers will be participating this year, including some of our very own Bruins. Several members of the UCLA Writer’s Den plan on making their novelist dreams a reality this month. (more…)