“Having ideas is not as important as developing them. And one of the things that I’ve experienced is ideas need air and they need time….
The great ideas…start as a small idea and then the art is letting them live, and continue to develop them and get them into a big idea.”” —
Former Ogilvy chair Shelly Lazarus on NPR’s Morning Edition
“What, in Ankh-Morpork?”
“We should have grabbed him, then, just for the rarity value,” said Vimes.” —Guards! Guards!, Terry Pratchett (via jiggit)
- Renee Miller, Editor-In-Chief
Douglas Adams, Author
Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy
Why: The reasons are endless!
To actively participate in one of our era’s most enchanting art forms!
To write without having to obsess over quality.
To be able to make obscure references to passages from our novels at parties.
To be able to mock real novelists who dawdle on and on, taking far longer than 30 days to produce their work.
When: You can sign up anytime to add your name to the roster.
Writing begins 12:00:01 AM on June 1, and again on August 1.
To be added to the official list of winners, you must reach the 50,000-word mark by 11:59:59 PM on the last day of the month.
Once your novel has been verified by our web-based team of robotic word counters, the partying begins.