What happens when you ask the Internet to write an entire novel in a single month? It goes a little crazy. The Best of NaNoWriMo collects the funniest posts from the National Novel Writing Month forums, including oddball story pitches, pleas for esoteric advice, and little cheats to boost your word count.
It's NaNoWriMo week two — and if you've been keeping up with your word count, then chances are you're already into the tricky middle of your novel. Here's the part where you're most likely to go way, way off track.