BTW Sara Gruen’s “Water for Elephants” was a nanonovel, although I understand she revised it extensively after the first draft.
For the faint of heart, there are some excellent support forums on the site. And for the weak of heart, we can all just make fun of you when you get behind the pace. (Okay, just kidding on that one!) Should I mention the teenager in the UK who wrote a million+ words in November last year? The counter wouldn’t go past 999,999. And she wasn’t the only one who went into 7 figures. I’d hate to try to read her wri … well, typing, and try to make sense of it. But it really was more fun than drudgery for me, at least.