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Books Written During NaNoWriMo

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November is National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo, which is a month long event that challenges writers to write 50,000 words of a novel throughout the month of November. Over the course of the ten years that the event has been around, several authors have gone on to publish bestselling novels that were started during NaNoWriMo!

Books Mentioned In This Episode

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Scarlett by Marissa Meyer

Cress by Marissa Meyer

Heartless by Marissa Meyer

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Wool by Hugh Howey

The Art of Crash Landing by Melissa DeCarlo

Livvie Owen Lived Here by Sarah Dooley

Don't Let Me Go by J. H. Trumble

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

The Beautiful Land by Alan Averill

The Martian by Andy Weir

Geekerella by Ashley Poston

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