LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - For those looking for a new indoor activity now that the weather has cooled off, instead of picking up a book to read, this may be the perfect time to write your own.
November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short. Last year, more than 300,000 people wrote a book.
While you can go it alone, local groups have been organized to encourage each other and share in a common passion, including one which is meeting every night at various coffee shops around the Lafayette area.
It can be any genre, but the target is 50,000 words.
For amateur writer and NaNoWriMo Municipal Liaison Kate Wright, this is 7th novel and year for her to participate.
"I love that I can spend an entire month with an excuse to write anything that I want,” said Wright. “Fifty thousand words, that's our goal. So we all work toward that. Yeah, anybody can do it. It's not as hard as it sounds."
Wright says it's just more fun to work together and it's not too late to get started.
Once you sign up, you'll be able to link up with groups around the country.
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