You guys know that basically we're a bunch of nerds around here, so it should come as too much of a surprise that this wacky girl:
and this crazy gal:
National Novel Writing Month's Young Writers Program.
They got to set their own word-count goals and they are giddy (absolutely giddy, I tell you!) at the idea of receiving a real proof of their finished novel if they meet their goals. And they're even going to get to put one of these snazzy badges on their blogs-
Fingers crossed that on day 3, they're still willing to bust out their word counts without any grumbling or tears. Oh, and I hope they don't complain either!