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Rat Race Rules


victoria_anne

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One of the most useful NaNoWriMo writing tools are rat races, in which members can push each other to unlock their true potential through the power of competition!

What is a rat race? It's simply a race against time where participating writers do nothing but write for a specified period of time. Often many writers will participate together to add to the fun.

How do I start or join a Rat Race on HPFT? Just follow the rules below!

  • When posting a new Rat Race, include the number in the title.

EXAMPLE: If the most recent race was "Rat Race #7" post your topic as "Rat Race #8" - this helps us stay organized when things get crazy 😉

  • Also include the start and end times in the title, omitting the hour.

EXAMPLE: If you want your race to start at ten (10) after the hour and last for thirty (30) minutes, your title would read ":10 - :40"

Whether you are starting a new Rat Race or joining in on the fun, include a starting word count ("SWC") in the body of your post.

Don't forget to come back at the end and post your ending word count ("EWC") and the difference (+/-) for all to see!

And always remember the most important rule of racing: HAVE FUN! #writingwordsiswinning

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