Writing Challenges

If NaNoWriMo always gets your fingers flying over the keyboard and you wish it were held every month, check out the following list. Click on the challenge names for the details.

January

JanNoWriMo
January Novel Writing Month.

Random Genre Month
Write 50,000 words in one of three randomly chosen genres.

February

FebNoWriMo
February Novel Writing Month.

NaHaiWriMo
National Haiku Writing Month.

March

MarNoWriMo
March Novel Writing Month.

NaNoEdMo
National Novel Editing Month.

April

Camp NaNoWriMo
National Novel Writing Month with a camp theme. Set your own goal.

NaPoWriMo
National Poem Writing Month.

May

MayNoWriMo
May Novel Writing Month.

StoryADay.org
Write one story every day.

June

Nothing specifically for the month. See “Other Than One Month,” below.

July

Camp NaNoWriMo
The summer installment of National Novel Writing Month. Set your own goal.

JulNoWriMo
July Novel Writing Month.

August

AugNoWriMo
August Novel Writing Month.

September

International 3-Day Novel Contest
Has an entry fee, but also has prizes.

SeptNoWriMo
September Novel Writing Month.

October

GothNoWriMo
Gothic Novel Writing Month

November

NaPlWriMo
National Playwriting Month.

National Novel Writing Month
The original NaNoWriMo. Write 50,000 words.

December

Nothing specifically for the month. See “Other Than One Month,” below.

Other Than One Month

A Round of Words in 80 Days
Four 80-day challenges a year for people who have lives.

Book-in-a-Week
One week every month except December. Set your own goal.