30 DAYS 50 K: November is National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo), a yearly event in which thousands of participants attempt to write a 50,000 word (or longer) novel in just 30 days. More than a few actually succeed. Participants are not limited to science fiction, but that is certainly one of your options. You start writing on November 1 (as early in the day as you want), and finish by 11:59 PM on November 30. Last year over 300 thousand wannabe writers joined in. Go to the NaNoWriMo website to register and check out their support groups and tools.
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