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!
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.
8 Best Selling Novels Written During NaNoWriMo
by Paul Jenny
The Lunar Chronicles
Some novelists struggle to write ONE first draft during WriMo.
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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