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message 1: by Angela (last edited Nov 02, 2014 01:21AM) (new)

Angela Oliver (lemurkat) | 2 comments Who here has finished, edited etc and published or had published, their NaNo Novel? Please share the name (and link) here!

I also know a number of professional writers are now using NaNo as a motivational tool too, if you know of any books that also happen to be NaNo novels, add them here too.

I am going to try and make a book list (if I can figure out how and if I'm allowed to).


message 2: by Jessika (new)

Jessika (jessika_56) The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern I know Night Circus started as a Nano novel.


message 3: by Willow (new)

Willow Sanders (willowsanders) | 17 comments My first book Dirty Little Secret started as a NaNo novel

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00KRIQ...


I'm working on its sequel "secrets of the heart" during NaNo right now :)


message 4: by Shari (new)

Shari Sakurai (shari_sakurai) | 7 comments Demon's Blood by Shari Sakurai
My novel Demon's Blood was a NaNoWriMo novel!


message 5: by Virginia (new)

Virginia | 20 comments My debut novel, Blade's Edge is coming out in December and it was my NaNo 2009 novel. :-) I'll post a link as soon as it's available.


message 6: by Jacqueline (last edited Nov 06, 2014 11:49AM) (new)

Jacqueline Beard | 1 comments Beau Garnie & The Invisimin Minewas my Nanowrimo 2012 novel. It took a further year to edit & publish and is now available on Amazon.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Beau-Garnie-I...
Beau Garnie & The Invisimin Mine


message 7: by V.s. (new)

V.s. Velde | 1 comments My self-published steampunkish detective novel Blue Caldera was a July NaNoWriMo, and I'm working on the sequel to it right now.

Blue Caldera


message 8: by Charles (new)

Charles Harvey | 4 comments This was written during NANOWRIMO 2011
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GA80KRY

Elliot Cross is doing the work of the Lord, he says.


message 9: by Sadie (new)

Sadie Forsythe | 16 comments My local ML just sent a tweet out congratulating Lexi on the publication of the below book. My understanding was that it was a NaNo novel.

Superheroes Anonymous by Lexie Dunne


message 10: by Virginia (new)

Virginia | 20 comments Reposting with the actual links (which did not exist the last time I posted): Publication was slightly delayed and the release date is now set for January 23rd!

Blade's Edge by Virginia McClain

You can pre-order the ebook on amazon or wait til the 23rd to order a print copy!

All other formats will become available on the 23rd as well. You can keep up to date with all the details here: Blade's Edge


message 11: by Paige (new)

Paige Lavoie | 3 comments My book "Confidence: The Diary of an Invisible Girl" was created during NaNoWrimo 2013. I just published it a few weeks ago, and I'm so excited to finally be able to share it!



W3Schools

Here's a link, if you want to check it out :) www.amazon.com/dp/1511918861


Tiara Amany (A Wave of Vellichor) (tiaraamany) | 4 comments How do you get your Nanowrimo novel published?


message 13: by Paige (new)

Paige Lavoie | 3 comments Tiara Amany wrote: "How do you get your Nanowrimo novel published?"

We self published with Create Space, but there are several different platforms you can use. I did a lot of editing but also hired an editor to work through the book. My husband works in design so he helped me design the cover and format the book for print.

And then for the ebook he also helped format it for that platform and we published it through KDP. The ebook is actually free on kindle today so if you want to grab a copy and check out the formatting feel free (http://www.amazon.com//dp/B00YJXXCPE)! If you have any more specific questions just ask :D


message 14: by Corina (new)

Corina Butler (corinabutler) | 4 comments I wrote my first novel for Nanowrimo as well. :) It's called Kita. I also just published it a few weeks ago, through createspace.

http://www.amazon.com/Kita-Corina-But...


message 15: by C.A. (last edited Oct 22, 2015 12:01AM) (new)

C.A. King | 2 comments Frost Bitten

My Nano-Novel from 2014. It is book 3 in a series. This years book is book 6 in the same series.

http://www.amazon.com/C.-A.-King/e/B0...


message 16: by Sadie (new)

Sadie Forsythe | 16 comments If I remember correctly, Sutphin Boulevard started as a Nano too.


message 17: by C. (new)

C. (cbrennecke) | 2 comments My Nano novel will be published!
https://www.inkshares.com/books/seven...

I'm not sure which ones off the top of my head, but I know there are a few other Inkshares/Quill novels that started as Nano's too. I'll update this comment next time I come across one.


message 18: by Grey (new)

Grey Liliy (greyliliy) | 1 comments Independently Published two so far! Wrote my first book for the 2010 NaNoWriMo, and published it in 2011:

Children of Hephaestus (Children of Hephaestus, #1) by Grey Liliy

And then recently I published 2014's NaNoWriMo novel:

Obsidian of Ruby (Obsidian of Ruby #1) by Grey Liliy

I've participated every year though since 2010, and even a few Camp NaNo's. Not every NaNo book I've written has been published, but they could be in the future. All I know, is that if not for NaNoWriMo, I wouldn't have started writing - so I owe it a lot of thanks!


message 19: by Elayna (new)

Elayna (elaynamae) | 1 comments My novel I worked on for last year's camp & for November is currently in the process of being published! I've entered it in a contest with an awesome company called Inkshares, and it needs to be one of the top 3 pre-ordered books to get there! It's called 'They Are The Last'! Needless to say, I'm pretty stoked about it. :3

You can read the first two chapters below & pre-order it if you're interested! It's a YA Space Opera with a badass leading lady, and I'd love to hear people's thoughts if you get to check it out. ^_^

Pre-Order 'They Are The Last' on Inkshares


message 20: by Laurie (last edited Mar 10, 2016 03:38PM) (new)

Laurie Gienapp | 3 comments I wrote the zero draft of The Weatherman during Nano 2013.. shelved it for a year, and then pulled it out the early part of 2015 and got to work. At the same time, a writer/editor I met in Nanoland formed a small publishing company .. Smoking Pen Press. SPP has just published The Weatherman (available on Amazon), and I presently have a Goodreads giveaway running on this title.
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01BYQ7TQ6


message 21: by Ceanmohrlass (new)

Ceanmohrlass Ceanmohrlass | 4 comments I self published on Amazon my 2015 NaNoWriMo book Me and My Bacon. I will add it to Smashwords and Createspace later this spring as well. I love NaNoWriMo, it was tough, but it was a blast!
http://www.amazon.com/Me-My-Bacon-Cea...


message 22: by Nichole (new)

Nichole Carpenter | 4 comments I published my 2015 Nano last week. It is a memoir about my childhood. It's on Amazon as Kindle and paperback. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01C...


message 23: by Athena (last edited Jun 27, 2016 08:11PM) (new)

Athena Moore (dymondmr17) I just published my YA novel Gatsby Syndrome! Super excited about it because it is my first finished book!
Gatsby Syndrome by Dymond Moore

https://www.fastpencil.com/products/V...


message 24: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer (jmckeit) | 1 comments My NaNo project from 2014!

Atlantis On the Tides of Destiny (Atlantis The Antediluvian Chronicles, # 2) by Jennifer McKeithen Atlantis On the Tides of Destiny


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