Have you come out of your post-Halloween sugar stupor? Well then, it’s time to get serious. Are you the creative type who thrives on lack of sleep, deadlines, and caffeine? If so, you might be a writer! Need more convincing? Check out this article in the Huffington Post, aptly titled You Are a Writer If…Did you take the test? Have you confirmed that you are indeed a writer? Great. The next step it to write. You know you want to! And there is no better time than November (aka NaNoWriMo, aka National Novel Writing Month) to get started.
You’ve taken the all-important first step-admitting that you are a writer who needs to write a novel. The next step is easy! Join the masses of aspiring novelists and sign up at nanowrimo.org and find all the support and resources you need to start your novel. They even have an entire page for young writers, full of tips, resources, words of encouragement from famous authors, and even a bunch of fun writing prompts.
Still not convinced? You may not realize that your favorite book was written during NaNoWriMo! Here are few to inspire you:
Could your novel be next on this list? You won’t know unless you try!