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For Nanowrimo, one has to write 1,667 words a day - a pace which many find unbelievable or undoable.  However, many published authors have written a whole novel in a month or write above that quota every day:
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To complete [[NaNoWriMo]]'s 50,000 word goal, one has to write 1,667 words a day - a pace which many find unbelievable or undoable.  However, many published authors have written a whole novel in a month or write above that quota every day:
  
 
* In his memoir ''On Writing'', Stephen King says he writes 2,000 words every day, even on the weekends and holidays.
 
* In his memoir ''On Writing'', Stephen King says he writes 2,000 words every day, even on the weekends and holidays.
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* Delilah S Dawson [https://twitter.com/DelilahSDawson/status/536871873301479424 wrote ''Wicked Ever After'' plus a short story for a total of 61k in November].
 
* Delilah S Dawson [https://twitter.com/DelilahSDawson/status/536871873301479424 wrote ''Wicked Ever After'' plus a short story for a total of 61k in November].
 
* Marissa Meyer wrote [http://blog.nanowrimo.org/post/23295074539/i-sold-my-nanowrimo-novel-a-q-a-with-marissa ''Cinder'' and ''Scarlet'', and started the third novel, ''Cress''] in November for a total of 150k.
 
* Marissa Meyer wrote [http://blog.nanowrimo.org/post/23295074539/i-sold-my-nanowrimo-novel-a-q-a-with-marissa ''Cinder'' and ''Scarlet'', and started the third novel, ''Cress''] in November for a total of 150k.
* Catherynne Valenti wrote ''The Labyrinth'' [http://nanowrimo.org/pep-talks/catherynne-valente in eleven days.]
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* Catherynne M. Valente wrote ''The Labyrinth'' [http://nanowrimo.org/pep-talks/catherynne-valente in eleven days.]
 
* Rachel Aaron [http://thisblogisaploy.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-i-went-from-writing-2000-words-day.html was already writing 2k a day, but went up to 10k with better planning.]
 
* Rachel Aaron [http://thisblogisaploy.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-i-went-from-writing-2000-words-day.html was already writing 2k a day, but went up to 10k with better planning.]
 
* Lindsay Buroker [http://www.lindsayburoker.com/news/reader-questions-on-writing/ has a daily quota of 10k.]
 
* Lindsay Buroker [http://www.lindsayburoker.com/news/reader-questions-on-writing/ has a daily quota of 10k.]

Revision as of 21:25, 2 April 2015

To complete NaNoWriMo's 50,000 word goal, one has to write 1,667 words a day - a pace which many find unbelievable or undoable. However, many published authors have written a whole novel in a month or write above that quota every day: