8 Best Selling Novels Written During NaNoWriMo

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This post is especially for my cynical writer friend who has never attempted NaNoWriMo so far, because she believes that a bestseller just CANNOT be written in 30 days :). Ms P, I really hope you will come onboard the Nanowrimo bandwagon next year!

Writing and Illustrating

Congratulations to everyone who participated in NaNoWriMo this year. I thought you might like to hear about some of the novels in previous years that were written during NaNoWriMo and found great success.  I found this on Paul Jenny’s blog and thought it was very interesting.

Paul Jenny8 Best Selling Novels Written During NaNoWriMo

by Paul Jenny

The Lunar Chronicles

Some novelists struggle to write ONE first draft during WriMo.

YA fiction writer Marissa Meyer wrote THREE: Cinder, ScarletandCress.

These futuristic re-tellings of famous fairy tales with a sci-fi twist were all written during a 2008 NaNoWriMo. As a self-professed geek and chronic over-achiever, Meyer says she participated in WriMo that year because she was trying to win a contest where the Seattle based writer with the most words written during the month would get to play a walk-on role on a future episode of Star Trek. She came in…

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