NaNoWriMo. An equal mix of words and insanity for the long-distance marathon writers who will turn out (or at least attempt to) a novel of 50,000 words before they valiantly stagger towards the finish line on 30th November.
Interested in joining in, even at this eleventh hour? Find out all you need to know and sign up here. The Malaysian Nanowrimo nutcases are also hanging out on their blog. Good luck to anyone attempting the feat this year.
Alison Flood writes about the competition in the Guardian.