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12 months ago
Now that NaNoWriMo is officially over, here are some stats for you.

2018 Stats:

208 people wrote at least one word
72 people wrote over 50K
71 people officially won
35% of the 208 wrote 50K or more
34% officially won NaNoWriMo
7 People wrote over 70K words
2 people wrote over 100K words - WOW!

Why attending write ins can be SO HELPFUL!
80% of people who attended 3 or more write ins won.
88% of people who attended 4 or more write ins won!!!! WOW!!!!

Thanks for a wonderful NaNoWriMo! You are the best wrimos an ML could ever hope to have!

12 months ago

Don't Forget to Validate Your Win

Congratulations to everyone who has reached their 50k (or more) goal already! You did great! Come celebrate your win with all of us.

Everyone else, keep going, there is still time left. You can do this!

The pretty purple bar is not automatic when you hit 50k, so don’t forget to validate in order to officially win and receive winner goodies.

And Join us tonight at Old Chicago for our Last Blast Get Your Words In Write In - 9 pm to Midnight. It's high energy and much excitement as we write away and encourage our fellow wrimos to win!
about 1 year ago

Today is Backup Your Novel Day!


Every year we hear stories of people who relied on just one method of saving their novel and then losing it all! It's a tragic, panic-filled moment and so easily avoidable!
Back up your novel today (and everyday), not just on one device, but multiple! Don't rely just on google drive, add a thumb drive backup, email yourself, put it in dropbox too. Backup, backup, backup!

Don't be a tragic statistic! Safeguard your words today!
about 1 year ago
Comparison is the Thief of Words
Don’t compare the words that you have put on the page with the images you have in your mind. Or to your favourite novels. Please, let this draft be bad. Let it be terrible and clunky and cringeworthy. Most importantly, let it exist.
(Words of wisdom from Aka-Click)
about 1 year ago

Welcome to NaNoWriMo 2018


It’s a little less than two months until another edition of NaNoWriMo. Your ML is currently elbow deep in preparations and we’re slowly starting to count down until November 1st. Save all of your Thursday nights because we will have a NaNo Prep Workshop every Thursday of October and write ins every Thursday (except Thanksgiving) in November.

For now, come introduce yourself on our intro thread or come chat about what you are getting up to this month.

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Meet your MLs

Contemplative Cat Winner!
  • Joined October 22, 2007
  • Role Municipal Liaison
  • Location Michigan
Sihaya48 Winner!
  • Joined July 31, 2013
  • Role Municipal Liaison
  • Location Lansing, MI
  • Age 36

About us

How does one describe NaNoLansing? A few words from our members...
"Where you share your plotting ideas without fear of judgement :)"
"Unpretentious, but dedicated and fun!"
"Awesome!!!!"
269 novelists • 5,419,183 words written • 20,145 average wordcount • $185.00 donated

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