Gentlewriters: Start your engines

As a distraction from the ongoing drama of the election, we could talk about something almost as controversial: Nanowrimo.

In case you’re one of those blessed not to know anything about Nano, it stands for National Novel Writing Month. It started sometime in the early 2000s as a challenge to aspiring writers: write 50,000 words in a month. That’s not quite a novel (unless you’re in romance), but it’s the…