Camp NaNo- Victory!

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  1. Dreamscaper

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    Sorry I've been a ghost, Camp NaNo was kicking my butt, but I vanquished it in the end with a final word count of just over 56,000 words for the month.

    Did anyone else complete or attempt this past month's Camp NaNoWriMo? Anyone planning on having a go at the official one in November?
     
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    What is camp NanoWriMo?
     
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    NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month and is organized by the Office of Letters and Light. The goal of the challenge is to write a full novel in a single month; the office defines a novel, in this case, as a story of 50,000 words or greater. It's a tough challenge for most people, out of the 12 people that I was grouped with only two of us made it past the 50k mark. This was my first success in 5 tries.
     
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    So July is the month this challenge usially takes place?
     
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    July was Camp NaNo as was April I think. The official one is in November.
     
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    One last question. What's the prize?
     
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    A novel. :p
     
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    Way to go Dreamscaper!
     
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    Thank you S.J. ! :)
     
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    how does one sign up for this?
     
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    the site is at nanowrimo.org
    summer version is campnanowrimo.org

    Just register on the site and you're good to go.
     
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    I will have to remember that for later.