So you want to write a novel, but never have motivated yourself to crank it out? Here comes the “Write Your Own Megillah” contest from The Whole Megillah blog to get you moving.
Goal: write a middle-grade Jewish-themed novel of 18,000 words or a YA Jewish-themed novel of 36,000 words in one month this fall (Nov. 21-Dec. 21). There are prizes and all sorts of guidance offered. For more details, check this link: http://thewholemegillah.wordpress.com/2011/06/22/write-your-own-megillah-a-new-whole-megillah-event/ .