How It Works
Committed to writing 50,000 words in the 30 days of November? Then, follow these easy steps to get started:
Complete your profile so like-minded writers can connect with you.
It’s all happening! Got questions before you can decide what you’ll be writing this November? Check out our FAQ. Otherwise:
4. Earn badges.
Earn participation and writing badges by completing specific milestones.
Award yourself personal achievement badges to celebrate the peaks and valleys of your personal creative journey.
We have plenty of resources to spur you on, including pep talks from published authors, NaNo Prep advice, and more.
6. Start writing.
Starting on November 1, update your word count via the header menu:
7. Claim your win.
Starting on November 20, paste the full text of your novel to win. Click the trophy badge when it appears as below to validate your win.