India has found its place on the novel-writing map of the world. Last year, more than four and a half thousand writers from India (whom we lovingly call ‘Wrimos’) participated in NaNoWriMo – the National Novel Writing Month – which is a world-wide novel writing activity that begins at midnight on the first day of November and ends at 11:59pm on the 30th day of that month.
Sonia Rao is the NaNoWriMo Municipal Liaison (ML) for India region and she loves nothing more than motivating (okay, goading even, sometimes) Wrimos to complete the mandatory 50K words of a novel to become NaNo winners because, with four first drafts of novels under her belt (or rather, in her PC), she knows that the thrill of completing a first draft of a novel is unparalleled (yeah, even beats slurping on that big bar of Cadbury’s Silk).
So, here, you will find motivation via pep-talks, knowledge of the art and craft of novel-writing via infoposts from well-known writers and some not so well-known but still excellent. Follow us/ Subscribe, too, for novelling and other writing news from NaNoWriMo-land as well as our own land.
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