History UsefulNotes / NaNoWriMo

2nd Feb '18 5:42:17 PM nombretomado
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** or Mr. Ian Woon [[SignificantAnagram (which is an anagram of "NaNoWriMo")]].

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** or Mr. Ian Woon [[SignificantAnagram (which is an anagram of "NaNoWriMo")]]."[=NaNoWriMo=]")]].



* InJoke: Many, including the terms "nanoism" (bloopers that occur while writing) and "persimmons" (see MemeticMutation). There is also the character Mr. Ian Woon, a SignificantAnagram of "NaNoWriMo".

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* InJoke: Many, including the terms "nanoism" (bloopers that occur while writing) and "persimmons" (see MemeticMutation). There is also the character Mr. Ian Woon, a SignificantAnagram of "NaNoWriMo"."[=NaNoWriMo=]".



* {{Portmantitle}}: the official nickname NaNoWriMo falls somewhere between "portmanteau" and "acronym".
* PostCount: Some of the best-known [=NaNoWriMo=] forumgoers are the ones with the highest post counts. The NaNoWriMo forum has an entire subforum devoted to procrastination, which is filled with games and conversation threads. Some users use these threads simply to increase their post counts.

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* {{Portmantitle}}: the official nickname NaNoWriMo [=NaNoWriMo=] falls somewhere between "portmanteau" and "acronym".
* PostCount: Some of the best-known [=NaNoWriMo=] forumgoers are the ones with the highest post counts. The NaNoWriMo [=NaNoWriMo=] forum has an entire subforum devoted to procrastination, which is filled with games and conversation threads. Some users use these threads simply to increase their post counts.



* HumanityIsInsane - At least the part that is devoted to NaNoWriMo (which is all of the cast except Dave).

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* HumanityIsInsane - At least the part that is devoted to NaNoWriMo [=NaNoWriMo=] (which is all of the cast except Dave).
23rd Jan '18 2:00:25 PM Beacon80
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* ArtifactTitle: ''National'' Novel Writing Month occurs in multiple countries.
23rd Dec '17 11:09:59 AM Eievie
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->''"NoPlotNoProblem"''
-->-- Their '''slogan'''



"NoPlotNoProblem" is their slogan.
22nd Dec '17 11:54:54 AM Malady
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** Writing nonfiction, a collection of short stories, a memoir, or a script (they had [[ScriptFrenzy another event for that last one]]).

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** Writing nonfiction, a collection of short stories, a memoir, or a script (they had [[ScriptFrenzy [[Website/ScriptFrenzy another event for that last one]]).
17th Dec '17 10:31:47 AM Eievie
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[[caption-width-right:143:Thirty days and nights of literary abandon!]]

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19th Oct '17 8:18:03 PM KingLyger
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* ConstrainedWriting: The entire point of the challenge is to see if you can write a 50'000 word novel in the spank of only a month.

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* ConstrainedWriting: The entire point of the challenge is to see if you can write a 50'000 50,000 word novel in the spank span of only a month.
19th Oct '17 11:12:59 AM KingLyger
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* ConstrainedWriting
* CosmeticAward: The first and foremost prize for completing Nanowrimo is ... the mere satisfaction of completing one's novel. And a purple wordcount meter.

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* ConstrainedWriting
ConstrainedWriting: The entire point of the challenge is to see if you can write a 50'000 word novel in the spank of only a month.
* CosmeticAward: The first and foremost prize for completing Nanowrimo [=NaNoWriMo=] is ... the mere satisfaction of completing one's novel. And a purple wordcount word count meter.



* {{Determinator}}: anyone who actually finishes a novel. Writing 1,667 words a day may not seem very hard, but doing it ''every day, for a whole month'' (especially a month with a holiday and new television season) takes dedication!

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* {{Determinator}}: anyone Anyone who actually finishes a novel. Writing 1,667 words a day (on average) may not seem very hard, but doing it ''every day, for a whole month'' (especially a month with a holiday and new television season) takes dedication!



* TVTropesWillRuinYourLife: and your wordcount, too. Seriously, try writing 1667 words a day when you're already [[WikiWalk spending two hours here]] wondering what, exactly, makes trope X take form Y in scene Z.

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* TVTropesWillRuinYourLife: and And your wordcount, too. Seriously, try writing 1667 1,667 words a day when you're already [[WikiWalk spending two hours here]] wondering what, exactly, makes trope X take form Y in scene Z.



* WritingByTheSeatOfYourPants: "no plot, no problem" is the semi-official motto.

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* WritingByTheSeatOfYourPants: "no "No plot, no problem" is the semi-official motto.
motto. The challenge itself encourages people to not go back and edit their work ("there'll be time for that later"), and just get the first draft of their story out of the way.
12th Oct '17 1:07:13 PM Beacon80
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* NoPronunciationGuide: It can be pronounced Na-No-Rye-Mo, or Na-No-Ree-Mo. The official FAQ used to state that the former was correct, but the latter was still acceptable.
21st Sep '17 7:37:22 AM Wynauttica
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* CosmeticAward - The first and foremost prize for completing Nanowrimo is ... the mere satisfaction of completing one's novel. And a purple wordcount meter.

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* CosmeticAward - CosmeticAward: The first and foremost prize for completing Nanowrimo is ... the mere satisfaction of completing one's novel. And a purple wordcount meter.



* {{Determinator}} - anyone who actually finishes a novel. Writing 1,667 words a day may not seem very hard, but doing it ''every day, for a whole month'' (especially a month with a holiday and new television season) takes dedication!
* DisSimile and {{Metaphorgotten}} - Two of the ways that Nanoisms can manifest in a novel.
* FilkSong - [[http://www.wikiwrimo.org/wiki/NaNoWriMo_Songs Complete list.]]

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* {{Determinator}} - {{Determinator}}: anyone who actually finishes a novel. Writing 1,667 words a day may not seem very hard, but doing it ''every day, for a whole month'' (especially a month with a holiday and new television season) takes dedication!
* DisSimile and {{Metaphorgotten}} - {{Metaphorgotten}}: Two of the ways that Nanoisms can manifest in a novel.
* FilkSong - FilkSong: [[http://www.wikiwrimo.org/wiki/NaNoWriMo_Songs Complete list.]]



* InJoke - Many, including the terms "nanoism" (bloopers that occur while writing) and "persimmons" (see MemeticMutation). There is also the character Mr. Ian Woon, a SignificantAnagram of "NaNoWriMo".

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* InJoke - InJoke: Many, including the terms "nanoism" (bloopers that occur while writing) and "persimmons" (see MemeticMutation). There is also the character Mr. Ian Woon, a SignificantAnagram of "NaNoWriMo".



* ItsForABook - The official website has several forum sections dedicated to this purpose, some less realistic than the others.
* KnightTemplar - [[GlorySeeker Knights of NaNoWriMo]]

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* ItsForABook - ItsForABook: The official website has several forum sections dedicated to this purpose, some less realistic than the others.
* KnightTemplar - KnightTemplar: [[GlorySeeker Knights of NaNoWriMo]]



* {{Portmantitle}} - the official nickname NaNoWriMo falls somewhere between "portmanteau" and "acronym".
* PostCount - Some of the best-known [=NaNoWriMo=] forumgoers are the ones with the highest post counts. The NaNoWriMo forum has an entire subforum devoted to procrastination, which is filled with games and conversation threads. Some users use these threads simply to increase their post counts.
* SelfDeprecation - Participants tend to frequently criticise their own novel's plot, characters, and (especially) blunders -- but mostly in good humor; blunders in particular are lovingly christened "Nanoisms" (allegedly a portmanteau of "Nanowrimo" and "aneurysm").

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* {{Portmantitle}} - {{Portmantitle}}: the official nickname NaNoWriMo falls somewhere between "portmanteau" and "acronym".
* PostCount - PostCount: Some of the best-known [=NaNoWriMo=] forumgoers are the ones with the highest post counts. The NaNoWriMo forum has an entire subforum devoted to procrastination, which is filled with games and conversation threads. Some users use these threads simply to increase their post counts.
* SelfDeprecation - SelfDeprecation: Participants tend to frequently criticise their own novel's plot, characters, and (especially) blunders -- but mostly in good humor; blunders in particular are lovingly christened "Nanoisms" (allegedly a portmanteau of "Nanowrimo" and "aneurysm").



* SturgeonsLaw - First-time participants are advised that at least 45,000 words of their novel (if not all 50,000) will be "utter crap", and to learn to love it anyway.

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* SturgeonsLaw - SturgeonsLaw: First-time participants are advised that at least 45,000 words of their novel (if not all 50,000) will be "utter crap", and to learn to love it anyway.



* TheInsomniac - Most [=NaNoers=] become this pretty quickly!
* ThreadHopping - When the quick reply method was still around, some users would just read the first post, scroll to the quick reply section of the page, and reply without reading any of the other responses, especially for threads of the "share with the group" nature.
* ThreadNecromancy - Strongly encouraged in [[GreatBigLibraryOfEverything Reference Desk]] and [[TipsOnGrammar Writing 101]]!
* TVTropesWillRuinYourLife - and your wordcount, too. Seriously, try writing 1667 words a day when you're already [[WikiWalk spending two hours here]] wondering what, exactly, makes trope X take form Y in scene Z.
* TheWikiRule - The (unofficial) [[http://www.wikiwrimo.org/wiki/Main_Page WikiWrimo]] wiki.
* WritingByTheSeatOfYourPants - "no plot, no problem" is the semi-official motto.

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* TheInsomniac - TheInsomniac: Most [=NaNoers=] become this pretty quickly!
* ThreadHopping - ThreadHopping: When the quick reply method was still around, some users would just read the first post, scroll to the quick reply section of the page, and reply without reading any of the other responses, especially for threads of the "share with the group" nature.
* ThreadNecromancy - ThreadNecromancy: Strongly encouraged in [[GreatBigLibraryOfEverything Reference Desk]] and [[TipsOnGrammar Writing 101]]!
* TVTropesWillRuinYourLife - TVTropesWillRuinYourLife: and your wordcount, too. Seriously, try writing 1667 words a day when you're already [[WikiWalk spending two hours here]] wondering what, exactly, makes trope X take form Y in scene Z.
* TheWikiRule - TheWikiRule: The (unofficial) [[http://www.wikiwrimo.org/wiki/Main_Page WikiWrimo]] wiki.
* WritingByTheSeatOfYourPants - WritingByTheSeatOfYourPants: "no plot, no problem" is the semi-official motto.
12th Sep '17 12:11:05 PM twilicorn
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[=NaNoWriMo=] also had a sister event called Website/ScriptFrenzy, with a similar goal, but executed in script format. It ran in April every year from 2007, but was ultimately discontinued in 2012. The RPM Challenge is the musical equivalent to [=NaNoWriMo=], in which budding musicians write an album of 10 songs during the month of February.

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[=NaNoWriMo=] also had a sister event called Website/ScriptFrenzy, with a similar goal, but executed in script format. It ran in April every year from 2007, but was ultimately discontinued in 2012. The RPM Challenge is the musical equivalent to [=NaNoWriMo=], in which budding musicians write record and mix an album of 10 songs during the month of February.
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