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NaNoWriMo Nov 2016
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NaNoWriMo 2016 is Here!

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a yearly creative writing project that challenges writers around the globe to write 50,000 words (the minimum words for a novel) in 30 days during the month of November.

NaNoWriMo on Penana!

With a supportive community of aspiring writers and readers, we are pleased to host our first NaNoWriMo on Penana!

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If you take part in Penana's NaNoWriMo this year, you will receive a "NaNoWriMo Nov 2016 Participant" badge. If your novel reached 50,000 words or above, you will earn a "NaNoWriMo Nov 2016 Winner" badge!

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Penana NaNoWriMo - Novels in Progress
aj3138111
10Mins Each
14
ISSUES
A Novel Story
Updated Nov 26, 2016
G Completed
16
11256
5
Prose

Travis always wanted to try his hand at writing a novel. He had tried to write a couple, but never felt motivated enough to finish them.

By a chance encounter, he comes to know of a writing contest called NaNoWriMo, where participants have to write a novel in one month. Thinking that the deadline (and the fact that it is a contest) will motivate him to write a complete novel, he decides to sign up.

Will Travis be able to complete his novel this time around? And what adventures await him on his journey?

Probably the only novel on NanoWriMo that you'll (n)ever read.

As most of you must have guessed, I got this idea while thinking to come up with a theme for my NaNoWriMo 2016 entry.

General
Prose
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A Novel Story

Travis always wanted to try his hand at writing a novel. He had tried to write a couple, but never felt motivated enough to finish them.

By a chance encounter, he comes to know of a writing contest called NaNoWriMo, where participants have to write a novel in one month. Thinking that the deadline (and the fact that it is a contest) will motivate him to write a complete novel, he decides to sign up.

Will Travis be able to complete his novel this time around? And what adventures await him on his journey?

Probably the only novel on NanoWriMo that you'll (n)ever read.

As most of you must have guessed, I got this idea while thinking to come up with a theme for my NaNoWriMo 2016 entry.

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Emoddess
23Mins Each
39
ISSUES
Adoring December
Updated Aug 10, 2020
PG-13
70
10922
11
Romance

December Scarborough never saw it coming. But maybe she should have, considering how he scowled at her so hard in the music store that it might as well be permanent on his face. Throw in some cousins, friends, an estranged brother, a weird feud and a twin, she really should have anticipated it.

Young Adult
Romance
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Adoring December

December Scarborough never saw it coming. But maybe she should have, considering how he scowled at her so hard in the music store that it might as well be permanent on his face. Throw in some cousins, friends, an estranged brother, a weird feud and a twin, she really should have anticipated it.

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Ilvya15
67Mins Each
1
ISSUE
THE MYSTERY BEHIND THE FLAMES
Updated Nov 22, 2016
G
0
1074
0

Write a Brief Intro Here...

Suggestions:Tell us how this story idea come about (a great way to attract readers!)A brief Intro of your storyThings you would like to let your readers know
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THE MYSTERY BEHIND THE FLAMES

Write a Brief Intro Here...

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Ruza Dragic
4Mins Each
5
ISSUES
Entry Level Insane
Updated Nov 19, 2016
PG-13
0
2404
2
Dystopia

It's 55555 AD, and Canidice Pint is one of the few young adults left in the compound. The Human Race's numbers have gone down to shocking numbers due to radiation poisoning and warfare, and Canidice's generation has the lowest count yet. There are 151 of them, and she's one of them. One of 151, 1 of 22 young women. Her 22nd birthday is approaching, and with it, an onslaught of attention from most of the 129 young male adults, and some of the girls too. There's no law saying she has to marry, and in fact she doesn't even want kids, but the pressure of society forces her to do something no one has done in centuries. She leaves the compound, and something even worse happens. The rest of the 151 start to follow her once they realize it's safe on the outside after over 2000 years. Some of them leave in search of their friend who's been spiraling into the abyss of insanity for years, some in search of the girl they might marry, some in search of a new chance at life. With only a week's head start and a single message in the sky as warning, Canidice must evade her soon to be captors while figuring out how to survive in a hostile environment to gain what no one has had for so long. Freedom.

Young Adult
Dystopia
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Entry Level Insane

It's 55555 AD, and Canidice Pint is one of the few young adults left in the compound. The Human Race's numbers have gone down to shocking numbers due to radiation poisoning and warfare, and Canidice's generation has the lowest count yet. There are 151 of them, and she's one of them. One of 151, 1 of 22 young women. Her 22nd birthday is approaching, and with it, an onslaught of attention from most of the 129 young male adults, and some of the girls too. There's no law saying she has to marry, and in fact she doesn't even want kids, but the pressure of society forces her to do something no one has done in centuries. She leaves the compound, and something even worse happens. The rest of the 151 start to follow her once they realize it's safe on the outside after over 2000 years. Some of them leave in search of their friend who's been spiraling into the abyss of insanity for years, some in search of the girl they might marry, some in search of a new chance at life. With only a week's head start and a single message in the sky as warning, Canidice must evade her soon to be captors while figuring out how to survive in a hostile environment to gain what no one has had for so long. Freedom.

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Rosemary Dawson
3Mins Each
2
ISSUES
Who's The Dancing King Now?
Updated Feb 18, 2017
PG-13
0
1630
0
School
Friendship

[Advisory: Contain Curse Words, Cute Nosebleeding Scenes, Comedy and Nervewrecking Love Shots To Your Hearts]

Krystal is a hardworking, straightforward and bold girl who has been in Rave's Dancing School for about a year now. She is beautiful and attractive but she has no time to go dating. Everyone calls her the "Dancing King" because she is very good at dancing. Time goes by normally until the new and real "Dancing King" appears and clickher heart.

Romance
School
Friendship
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Who's The Dancing King Now?

[Advisory: Contain Curse Words, Cute Nosebleeding Scenes, Comedy and Nervewrecking Love Shots To Your Hearts]

Krystal is a hardworking, straightforward and bold girl who has been in Rave's Dancing School for about a year now. She is beautiful and attractive but she has no time to go dating. Everyone calls her the "Dancing King" because she is very good at dancing. Time goes by normally until the new and real "Dancing King" appears and clickher heart.

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WindyFontaine
7Mins Each
1
ISSUE
Music to Our Eyes (NaNoWriMo 2016)
Updated Nov 22, 2016
PG-13
0
563
0
Family
Romance

[I FRIGGIN' GIVE UP GUYS. I'M STRESSING OVER NOTHING SO OH WELL, MAYBE I'LL FINISH THIS SOMEDAY. IMMA GO AND WRITE SOME COMEDY OR SOMETHING TO RELAX TO) She's searching endlessly for her lost younger brother, trying her very best to forget and throw away her dangerous history. He has lost his eye sight to an accident, but refuses the opportunity to cure it. For him, finding a reason to keep living seems to be almost impossible at this point. Their pasts intertwine strangely like a gnarled oak tree in the midst of perfect and new trees, but it is all comes together in a mysterious way right in front of a classical music store. They remind each other of life's joys, the importance of a family's unconditional love, and the real meaning of friendship. Each of their history will always follow along with them, but music notes only go forward, not backwards...

Young Adult
Family
Romance
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Music to Our Eyes (NaNoWriMo 2016)

[I FRIGGIN' GIVE UP GUYS. I'M STRESSING OVER NOTHING SO OH WELL, MAYBE I'LL FINISH THIS SOMEDAY. IMMA GO AND WRITE SOME COMEDY OR SOMETHING TO RELAX TO) She's searching endlessly for her lost younger brother, trying her very best to forget and throw away her dangerous history. He has lost his eye sight to an accident, but refuses the opportunity to cure it. For him, finding a reason to keep living seems to be almost impossible at this point. Their pasts intertwine strangely like a gnarled oak tree in the midst of perfect and new trees, but it is all comes together in a mysterious way right in front of a classical music store. They remind each other of life's joys, the importance of a family's unconditional love, and the real meaning of friendship. Each of their history will always follow along with them, but music notes only go forward, not backwards...

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Alexandra Yang
21Mins Each
12
ISSUES
Second Chances (NaNoWriMo 2016)
Updated Nov 30, 2016
PG-13
5
5902
0
Friendship
Inspirational

For the twenty-four years she has been alive, Emma Patterson never expected a ride on a peculiar taxi will change her life forever.

Young Adult
Friendship
Inspirational
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Second Chances (NaNoWriMo 2016)

For the twenty-four years she has been alive, Emma Patterson never expected a ride on a peculiar taxi will change her life forever.

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Jess Rufus
1Min Each
1
ISSUE
Hurricane
Updated Jan 1, 2017
PG-13
2
1899
5
Dark
Romance

This is not a 50,000 word story. My only goal is to finish it. ;)

Still mentally planning, so if you find this, please stay tuned~

I have recalled the story idea now!!

It's gonna be another LGBT+ one, just to warn you. :)

Plus, I may or may not change the title. I'm not very happy with this one.

Okay! Here goes...

I am not going to explain myself. No, I won't; I'll leave my personal information out for you to discover later. It's more fun that way, don't you think?

One thing I will tell you, though - my name is Hurricane. I am an assassin.

I do not own the image used for this cover. It's fanart of Japan from Hetalia, inspired by HetaOni I think.

Action
Dark
Romance
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Hurricane

This is not a 50,000 word story. My only goal is to finish it. ;)

Still mentally planning, so if you find this, please stay tuned~

I have recalled the story idea now!!

It's gonna be another LGBT+ one, just to warn you. :)

Plus, I may or may not change the title. I'm not very happy with this one.

Okay! Here goes...

I am not going to explain myself. No, I won't; I'll leave my personal information out for you to discover later. It's more fun that way, don't you think?

One thing I will tell you, though - my name is Hurricane. I am an assassin.

I do not own the image used for this cover. It's fanart of Japan from Hetalia, inspired by HetaOni I think.

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Calvin Chun
2Mins Each
5
ISSUES
Sword of Lies
Updated Nov 23, 2016
PG-13
2
486
1
Adventure
Friendship

A maiden from the future, a distant prince and a loyal friend. An unknown forces of darkness looming in the horizon and the biggest test lies in the future.

♧♧♧

"No... t-that's not possible." His voice filled with defiance, to Elena's dismay, "We're not advanced... I-I meant none of us-"

"I know." Elena said, shaking her head and keeping her head low, "I can't believe my father either... but he believed in his theory so much that I... became confused."

Elena wished she doesn't have to upset the equilibrium of this world. But she doesn't have any other choice. It has to be done. The truth must be told.

"Please, please, please don't freak out when I told you this." Elena said, her voice reduced to a whisper. She closed her eyes and shivered, "But I think the enemy in our world... is your king."

They let silence overtook. Elena could only sigh as she watched Lucas face contorted with confusion. This wasn't the only thing they had to face. And Elena realized that this so-called realm is endangered too... soon.

*PICTURES; ALL RIGHTS RESERVED TOWARD OWNERS*

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A/N : This is my first third-person perspective story. It was hard to make. I'm sorry the chapters are so short. Lol. Did anyone told you communicating VIA writing can be a pain in the cheek @ you know what. Anyhow this will be the only A/N in the story. Promise.

I would appreciate comments and like. (Though not necessary, and please don't say I'm vouching for em' :P)

As I was saying, if you just the story (And tell me how short it was) and enjoy it, that's more than enough for me. So thanks for even reading this!

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Fantasy
Adventure
Friendship
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Sword of Lies

A maiden from the future, a distant prince and a loyal friend. An unknown forces of darkness looming in the horizon and the biggest test lies in the future.

♧♧♧

"No... t-that's not possible." His voice filled with defiance, to Elena's dismay, "We're not advanced... I-I meant none of us-"

"I know." Elena said, shaking her head and keeping her head low, "I can't believe my father either... but he believed in his theory so much that I... became confused."

Elena wished she doesn't have to upset the equilibrium of this world. But she doesn't have any other choice. It has to be done. The truth must be told.

"Please, please, please don't freak out when I told you this." Elena said, her voice reduced to a whisper. She closed her eyes and shivered, "But I think the enemy in our world... is your king."

They let silence overtook. Elena could only sigh as she watched Lucas face contorted with confusion. This wasn't the only thing they had to face. And Elena realized that this so-called realm is endangered too... soon.

*PICTURES; ALL RIGHTS RESERVED TOWARD OWNERS*

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A/N : This is my first third-person perspective story. It was hard to make. I'm sorry the chapters are so short. Lol. Did anyone told you communicating VIA writing can be a pain in the cheek @ you know what. Anyhow this will be the only A/N in the story. Promise.

I would appreciate comments and like. (Though not necessary, and please don't say I'm vouching for em' :P)

As I was saying, if you just the story (And tell me how short it was) and enjoy it, that's more than enough for me. So thanks for even reading this!

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Jack V. Wolf
4Mins Each
2
ISSUES
Mending The Moon
Updated Nov 11, 2016
PG-13
2
1279
0
Dark
Angst
"Hell is emptyFor all the devils were on Earth"This is the story of a man who had been utterly broken by the world. His name was Jaxon Claifton, but he went by Jax. His father was a drunk, twisted man who'd slept with so many woman he didn't even know the origins of his own children. Cliff's little sister was born blind and after one particular tenth birthday, something finally snapped. They ran. The boy carried his sister far, far away. Now, a year later, they're finally settling down into the quiet town of Calchester. The housing there was cheap and they could finally start a new life without worry. His depression isn't that bad anymore and he's finally beginning to accept this new life. Then he meets Emerald.She's everything he's not. Everything he wishes he could be. Everything he could imagine love feels like. But this won't be a normal happily ever after. Because honestly, when has life ever been that easy for him?**The summary sounds horrible. But please give this story a chance! Also. There will be slight maturity.**
Romance
Dark
Angst
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Mending The Moon
"Hell is emptyFor all the devils were on Earth"This is the story of a man who had been utterly broken by the world. His name was Jaxon Claifton, but he went by Jax. His father was a drunk, twisted man who'd slept with so many woman he didn't even know the origins of his own children. Cliff's little sister was born blind and after one particular tenth birthday, something finally snapped. They ran. The boy carried his sister far, far away. Now, a year later, they're finally settling down into the quiet town of Calchester. The housing there was cheap and they could finally start a new life without worry. His depression isn't that bad anymore and he's finally beginning to accept this new life. Then he meets Emerald.She's everything he's not. Everything he wishes he could be. Everything he could imagine love feels like. But this won't be a normal happily ever after. Because honestly, when has life ever been that easy for him?**The summary sounds horrible. But please give this story a chance! Also. There will be slight maturity.**
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Ilvya15
1Min Each
0
ISSUES
Epsilon
Updated Nov 9, 2016
G
0
455
0
Sarcasm
Fantasy

Epsilon, a theme we came with at school to mock the universe which is set in a different universe.

The people will be quirky and fascinating.

Adventure
Sarcasm
Fantasy
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Epsilon

Epsilon, a theme we came with at school to mock the universe which is set in a different universe.

The people will be quirky and fascinating.

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Imaginekta
1Min Each
0
ISSUES
The Roses in our Skies
Updated Nov 7, 2016
PG-13
0
609
0

A once serving girl, now made thief.A mapmaker's son, with paint-covered hands and a world to be found.A queen's daughter who made a deal with the wrong person.A commoner boy.And a young girl who wants nothing more than to set out and find adventure.

All five in search of a way to fix their lives. All five willing to risk almost anything to do so.

When five teenagers stumble upon a man who can fix their problems, they each offer something of theirs to him for their own lives and selves in return. Only to find that there are dangerous things lying outside of their kingdom of Lyra that no one ever talked about--including this man. Narrated by an omniscient being called Ink, they are thrown into a plot that involves aspects of each of them that they never knew existed. And are left to wonder about the answer to the question that faces them all:

Is what you want most really worth it?

Fantasy
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The Roses in our Skies

A once serving girl, now made thief.A mapmaker's son, with paint-covered hands and a world to be found.A queen's daughter who made a deal with the wrong person.A commoner boy.And a young girl who wants nothing more than to set out and find adventure.

All five in search of a way to fix their lives. All five willing to risk almost anything to do so.

When five teenagers stumble upon a man who can fix their problems, they each offer something of theirs to him for their own lives and selves in return. Only to find that there are dangerous things lying outside of their kingdom of Lyra that no one ever talked about--including this man. Narrated by an omniscient being called Ink, they are thrown into a plot that involves aspects of each of them that they never knew existed. And are left to wonder about the answer to the question that faces them all:

Is what you want most really worth it?

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