NaNoWriMo – no, it’s not an amazing new Apple product or a delightful beach resort in Italy, it’s National Novel Writing Month, a slightly crazy but totally fun international writing initiative that runs from November 1st – 31st 2009. The general idea is this: you write a novel (50,000 words) in just one month. At the end of it all, you upload your work of art to the NaNoWriMo website to be validated and sit back, basking in the knowledge that you’ve just written a novel!
So, why exactly would you want to do this? Well, some people do it for charity, while others really want to set themselves a challenge. Apart from anything though, at the end of it all you’ll be able to tell everyone that you’ve written a novel – how cool would that be?! So why is a software blog telling you all this? Well, we have the perfect program to help you, of course. Write Attack! is the ideal tool, and a very efficient way of dealing with the dreaded writer’s block. What’s more, it has a feature that is specifically designed to overcome the challenges of National Novel Writing Month – the NaNoWriMo function! Just hit the NaNoWriMo button, and the program will automatically set you a target of 1,600 words – precisely what you need to do every day to churn that novel out within the month. Come on, we all know there’s a writer hiding inside you – show us what you’ve got!