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'''Rules, Regulations, and Other Minutiae''', abbreviated "Rules & Regs", is one of the three [[NaNoWriMo, Etc]] forums. In this forum, participants are encouraged to ask knotty rules questions about the NaNoWriMo event, such as "What Counts in the Word Count?" and "Does This Count as a Novel?"  
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'''Rules, Regulations, and Other Minutiae''', abbreviated "Rules & Regs" or simply "Rules", is one of the three [[Mechanics, Logistics, and Other Technical Stuff]] forums. In this forum, participants are encouraged to ask knotty rules questions about the NaNoWriMo event, such as "What Counts in the Word Count?" and "Does This Count as a Novel?"
  
It is from this forum that many of the FAQs in the [http://www.nanowrimo.org/faq Frequently Asked Questions] originate. They truly are frequently asked questions.
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It is from this forum that many of the FAQs in the [http://www.nanowrimo.org/faq Frequently Asked Questions] originate. They truly are frequently asked questions.
  
Current moderators are [[Heather Dudley|Dragonchilde]] and [[Lousy Writer 13]].  
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The Rules and Regulations forum is an [[All-Ages forum]].
  
Past moderators include [[Rolnikov]] and [[Cybele May]]
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== Forum Description ==
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2003-2006: Do interrelated short stories constitute a novel? If my main character is just me with a different name, does that count as fiction? How can I claim to have written a novel in a month if I hit 50,000 words and am only halfway through? Shouldn't this be called National Novella Writing Month? And why is it called "national" if people are doing this all over the world? The place where the detail-oriented gather to ponder the fine print.
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2007-present: Is there something the FAQ didn't cover that you just have to have an official ruling on? This is the place where the detail-oriented gather to ponder the fine print.
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==Popular Threads==
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* Does this count as a [[novel]]? ([[Sticky post]])
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* What counts in the word count? (Sticky post)
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== Moderators ==
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=== Current Moderators ===
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* [[Heather Dudley]] (formerly Dragonchilde) (2008-present)
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* [[Rob Diaz]] (formerly Lousy Writer 13) (2007-present)
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* [http://nanowrimo.org/participants/lauren-e-mitchell Lauren E. Mitchell] (2014-)
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== Former Moderators ==
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* [[Cybele May]] (2003-2007)
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* [http://www.nanowrimo.org/participant/rolnikov Rolnikov] (2005)
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
* [http://www.nanowrimo.org/eng/forum/160 Rules, Regulations, and Other Minutia forum]
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* [[Unofficial NaNoWriMo FAQ]]
* [http://www.scriptfrenzy.org/eng/forum/44 Script Frenzy's Rules & Regulations forum]
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* [[Unofficial Script Frenzy FAQ]]
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==External Links==
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* [http://www.nanowrimo.org/forums/rules-regulations-and-other-minutiae Rules, Regulations, and Other Minutiae forum]
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* [http://www.scriptfrenzy.org/forum/44 Script Frenzy's Rules & Regulations forum]
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[[Category:NaNoWriMo forums]]
 
[[Category:NaNoWriMo forums]]

Latest revision as of 01:20, 20 January 2019

Rules, Regulations, and Other Minutiae, abbreviated "Rules & Regs" or simply "Rules", is one of the three Mechanics, Logistics, and Other Technical Stuff forums. In this forum, participants are encouraged to ask knotty rules questions about the NaNoWriMo event, such as "What Counts in the Word Count?" and "Does This Count as a Novel?"

It is from this forum that many of the FAQs in the Frequently Asked Questions originate. They truly are frequently asked questions.

The Rules and Regulations forum is an All-Ages forum.

Forum Description

2003-2006: Do interrelated short stories constitute a novel? If my main character is just me with a different name, does that count as fiction? How can I claim to have written a novel in a month if I hit 50,000 words and am only halfway through? Shouldn't this be called National Novella Writing Month? And why is it called "national" if people are doing this all over the world? The place where the detail-oriented gather to ponder the fine print.

2007-present: Is there something the FAQ didn't cover that you just have to have an official ruling on? This is the place where the detail-oriented gather to ponder the fine print.

Popular Threads

  • Does this count as a novel? (Sticky post)
  • What counts in the word count? (Sticky post)

Moderators

Current Moderators

Former Moderators

See Also

External Links