EelKat Wendy C Allen - Dark Fantasy Author


UPDATE March 17, 2021: Another death. Waiting for a coffin to be delivered. Funeral the 21st. Unlikely to be streaming for a few weeks.


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Update: March 27, 2021: It's not even been a week since the funeral, and now there is another death and another funeral.



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UPDATE April 5, 2021: There are still no streams, as, we've now a another (a 3rd) funeral to prepare for.


And that is now 3 deaths in our family, in the past 2 weeks.


This 3rd death hits hard, because it was Pippi.


Our family has now had 13 deaths since March 2020.








April 10, 2015, 12 children were kidnapped.

May 15, 2015, the heads of 10 of them were nailed to my door.

August 24, 2020, one was found still alive. he was just 4 years old when she was kidnapped, but she remembered us, even though 5 years had passed.

August 25, 2020, Pippi came home, but her condition was not well. She had been tortured the entirety of the 5 years she had been held hostage. She was missing limbs and covered with scars, had broken bones many years not set, and suffered serious damage to many of her internal organs. That she was alive at all, in her condition, was a miracle. Doctors had little hope of her survival and she was sent home with Hospice care.

Pippi had cancer in her eye and needed surgery for it, which she was scheduled to have, shortly before she was kidnapped.

In the years they had her, not only did they torture her, but her cancer went untreated and spread to her brain.

By the time she was returned to us, her cancer had reached an inoperable state, so we knew she did not have much time left.

Had her cancer been treated, back when she was a toddler, she probably would have reach adulthood.

She died only 8 months after her return.

Another child, to cry out from the grave, for Etiole's vengeance upon her murderers. Another victim of evil men, who will stoop to no ends, to bury the crimes they committed 50 years ago.  Drug lords. Opium growers. Heroine dealers. Selling little girls 4 to 8 years old for sex to priests. They only care about money.

All hail the mighty tourist ass. Millions come to Old Orchard Beach every year, for one thing and one thing only: heroine. They sell their drugs to the tourists under the pier and off the balconies of that giant motel. Than drag little girls to the bedrooms of the condominiums on Smithwheel Road, behind the school. And any child who dares open their mouth and beg for help, gets tossed in the GooseFare Brooke Ravine.

Bastard drug lords. They've been doing this for 50 years, and the town hall and the police department, turn a blind eye to it, because they get paid $6million a year to not report it to the newspapers, when the body of another child washes down the ravine, into the gulley to be spit out in the ocean. No fewer than 5 bodies are found every summer, but how often does it get in the news?

The corruption of this fucking town needs to end.

Yet another dead at the hands of these criminals who run our town.

How long will the residents continue to turn a blind eye to what is happening in our town.

How many more children will you let them kill, before you stand up to them?

Another child is dead and no one in this town cares. So long as they get their money from the tourists. The blood of another murdered child screams from the graves, begging for justice. Tick tock, tick tock, so begins, yet another of Etiole's 7 year clocks.

This is why there were no/to few streams from May 2020 until now.

May 2020, after 4 years of not hearing from them at all, the FBI returned with a lead, which led to Pip's discovery a few weeks later in August.

Because of the nature of the situation, I could not talk about it, to tell you why streams had stopped.

The kidnappers, were enraged that we had recovered Pip, and that is when the attacks started up again on my home and family September 2020.

Pip's condition continued to grow worse, and she died April 5, 2021.

She was only 10 years old.

This is what it means, to not be white in America.

White men, won't even give a child the chance to grow up.

This is what white people do, to none white families like mine.

We are Gypsies with Jewish blood, for that alone we are hunted like animals.

What the men of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, did to my family, will never be forgotten or forgiven.




#If you have any information on the kidnappers or the murders...


#FBI Agent Andy Drewer out of the Portland, Maine FBI office is in charge of the of the April 10, 2015 kidnapping of my 12 children by 14 Ku Klux Klan men who invaded our home and the subsequent May 15, 2015 murder of 10 of the 12 whom had their heads nailed to my front door. If you have information about the case, give it to him not me. He can be reached @ +1-(207)-774-9322 


Have you forgot the extent of the damage these people did, all because, they wanted to dig up my land and removed bodies buried there, before my house builders found that barrel of bones?

Have you forgotten that 7 town hall workers, 5 public works men, a blond woman, her bald son, and her red haired sister Kendra, and 14 police officers, all lead by a man they referred to as "Mark who needs no last name" were the ones 

I name every one of them, except for the ring leaders: blond woman, her bald son, her sister Kendra, and her husband "Mark who needs no last name". I don't know who those 4 are. I'd never seen any of them, other than the Kendra woman before, and I only knew her fro her attacks beating me up at Panera in 2009, 2010, and 2013.

I can name every one of the others, because all I have to do is go to the Old Orchard Beach town hall and police department website, and their are their faces.

With the exception of blond woman, her bald son, her sister Kendra, and her husband "Mark who needs no last name", every one else involved was government official who works for the state of Maine vis the Old Orchard Beach Town Hall, the Old Orchard Beach Police Department, or the Old Orchard Beach Public Works.

And what exactly did they do?

August 8, 2013 they drove a backhoe over my house. That same backhoe drove over my previous house on the same land April 2007. That same backhoe drove over my poultry barn and horse stables July 2001. July 2001 was the first attack.

March 2015 was the the massive attack, with an entire fleet of trucks, and drove over the Church of the Holy Rhinstone, a church that stood on my land, my garage which is why I no longer have a garage to put my car in, my 2 sheds both of which had my tractors and other garden/crop machinery in them at the time. And of course the razing of the land, the cutting down of the apple orchard - the VERY apple orchard planted in 1530 that this town was named after... he actual "old orchard" of Old Orchard Beach... the very original trees - huge massive apple trees over 400 years old. The grape vineyards, the cherry trees, the pears trees. 

April 10, 2015, they returned, 4 police officer held me a gun point, while 10 other police officers held my children down with long poles with metal wire strangle loops on the end, and beat their faces in with cinder block bricks, knocking out every one of their teeth, breaking their jaws... POLICE OFFICERS DID THAT... while men they referred to as "Mark who needs no last name" and "Dan" stood there and told the police officers what to do, how to beat them, while "Mark who needs no last name" boldly bragged that he paid the Old Orchard Beach police $6million dollars to do this.

May 15, 2015... the heads, hands, feet, and intestines of my children were nailed to my door. Later that same day police officer W. W. came to my home begging for forgiveness and claimed that men he referred to only as "Mark and Dan" were holding his beloved mother-in-law hostage and torturing her, and he helped in the April 10, 2015 attack, only to save her life and get her back. He claimed he had no prior knowledge of what was going to happen, claiming that he'd been told they were only going to "scare" us. He said he had not expected anyone to get hurt, he had not known my children would be tortured and kidnapped, he had not known they were going to be murdered. He said he was scared for his life and lives of his family. And he said: "They form a small army, our department doesn't have enough man power to stop them, and every one in this town is too scared to fight back. You don't know what's going on. And I think they mixed you up with someone else. They didn't know you were the owner of this land. They didn't know that was your motorhome. They thought someone else owned this place. It wasn't even your family they were after. You were the wrong target. You don't know who these people are. What they've done to our families. This is the actual Mafia. The real deal. I'm so sorry. This is the address they sent us to. But they had a different name as the owner. This wasn't supposed to happen. They were after someone else. I'm so sorry. I couldn't let my family died. And now yours is dead instead. This wasn't supposed to happen."

June 19, 2016... I did a very specific livestream. You see... A., D., B., and T. in the 1970s and 1980s, were in the habit of dragging big black trash bags into the forest, crossing my land to do it, and dumping those bags into the Goosefare Brook Ravine. In 1983, 3 snuck into Etiole's swamp and planted 3 acres of Marijuana. Someone found it and called the police, I don't know who... it was Maine's largest drug raid for decades. Many, many millions in plants where dug up and removed from Etiole's swamp. A few weeks later A, & D,s 10 year old daughter ran into my yard, touched my car on a dare from other children - the 1964 Dodge 330 former Old Orchard Beach police car, known by Stephen King fans as the REAL Christine, The World's Most Haunted Car... than jumped her bike, and sped down the road, as fast as she could, head on into a car coming the other way. She died instantly, he brain shattered all over the end of my driveway, and her mother A responded by the Battle of 458 - the biggest mass shooting ever in Maine history, that ended up with 3 Gypsy clans and 2 police departments, in a shoot out between 70+ adults all armed with guns. One of my cousins, an 8 year old boy, standing 3 feet from me, had his eye shot out by one of the bullets. While A ran around the street screaming: "FOUR! FIVE! EIGHT!" than shot another child. 

"FOUR! FIVE! EIGHT!" than shoot another child. 

"FOUR! FIVE! EIGHT!" than shoot another child. 

THOSE are the 31 children, whose bones were sawed up and tossed into the GooseFare Brook Ravine... yes, that DOES mean, police officers KNEW those children were there and covered it up.  And I witnessed that entire event.

And THAT is WHY... when police officers murdered my family in 2015, I did a livestream, walking to the ravine, to show the world, where those bones were... because I'm sick and tired of the police corruption in this fucking town, and those sawed up bones of 31 children are PROOF of what this town government is like.... as are the heads of my children that were nailed to my door.

At the end of The Battle of 4-5-8... A. took 2 gas cans and poured them all over the big dome house, than set a match to it, and no one knew, why when she did her brother B., started running, jumped in his robin egg blue truck and backed down the driveway, hit Portland Ave doing 70 and didn't stop driving until the high speed chase caught him in CT... oh but we knew before he was out of sight, why he started running... the dome house went up like Hiroshima into a mushroom cloud that could be seen across the entire state... turns out there was a Meth lab in that house.

June 19, 2016... the livestream of the bones went viral, it's what made my YouTube channel suddenly explode overnight... and police officer W.W. upset, by the fact that, the livestream included the entire police call and response, and that response was to laugh and do nothing... fed up with the corruption in his department, he forwarded that livestream VOD to the FBI, and the FBI arrived in Old Orchard Beach, to dig up the Reclaim Blueberry Plains, and all hell broke lose in this town, as most of the police officers suddenly found themselves arrested. An entire new police force from out of state was brought in to replace the long time officers who had proven they could be trusted to uphold the law. Many town hall officials and public works employees also found themselves arrested by the FBI.

June 26, 2016... barely a week later... the blond woman and the red haired Kendra woman showed up at my workplace, Scarborough WalMart, and tried to kill me, yet again... these are the same 2 woman who attacked me with golf clubs at Southern Maine Community College November 14, 2013... they left dead in 2013, I was paralized for 5 months. It took me 18 months to relearn to walk. I was out of the wheel chair, and I was without a walker, I was without a cane. I had almost fully covered from their November 14, 2013 attack with golf clubs... June 26, 2016, this time they attacked with shopping carts, and I'm now crippled for the rest of my life. They shattered 3 vertebra this time and it can't be operated on. I had to relearn to walk a second time, and I'm not yet recovered now in 2021. In 2013 they drove away in the 4 door white pickup truck. In 2016 they drove away in a gold Volvo SUV station wagon.

That blond woman and her red haired Kendra sister, they are wanted by the FBI for attempted murder of me and they are also wanted in questioning for being suspected of also being the murderers of my children.

I don't know who these 2 women are.

The blond woman shows up my driveway frequently, screaming and yelling, sometime accompanied by a small child, about 5 years old, that she pulls behind her in a red radio flyer wagon. She looks to be about 60 or 70. She often wears a denim button down shirt and jeans. She's prone to yelling at passing cars, while pointing up my driveway, and saying: "There's EelKat, she tried to kill my husband."

I've never tried to kill anyone, so accusation is baffling at best.

She seems to think I know who she is, and has made the claim, that "I was that brat in school"... the red haired Kendra woman, sometimes with her, claims to be her sister, also appears to be 60 to 70 and also seems to think I know who she is, and frequently says: "You bullied me in school, but no more, I'm Kendra SilverMander it's my turn to shine."

They BOTH make the claim they went to school with me, and yet, I never went to school, a well documented fact... because I'm the child the FBI rescued what the news media called "Maine's House of Horrors". I was locked in a cage when I was 8 years old. I was let out on Sundays, to go to church, and not allowed to speak or make eye contact with anyone, and this was only done infrequently, whenever church goers asked what happened to that girl you had". I was 31 years old when the FBI arrived, because of Heaven's Gate having killed 39 people, and my uncle being one of the members and self proclaiming himself as the leader of Heaven's Gate after Applewhite's death. The FBI was investigating the murder of 39 people in California, and had no idea they'd find children in cages in Maine as a result.

So you see, when the blond woman and her Kendra sister, make the claim they went to school with me and I was the class bully who beat them up, this is easily proven false, because the time period when I should have been in school, I was locked in a cage, being tortured by my sadistic uncle Bruce.

Also, they are in their late 60s to mid 70s... making them older than my parents, so how could I have been in school with them, even if I had gone to school? At best I would have been starting pre-school the year they would have been graduating high school.

These things they say about school, only further agrees with what police officer W. W. said May 15, 2015, when he made the claim, they had gotten me mixed up with someone else.

July 2016, a month after the shopping cart attack... yet another Old Orchard Beach police officer arrived, this one accompanied by 2 Biddeford officers, who had been former OOB officers... these 3 officers, had a vastly eye opening story to tell me.

They had been called to Old Orchard Beach, to my farm, to arrest me, a call made to them, by a man named Mark, whom one of these officers, claimed was his brother in law. This Biddeford officer, said he requested to transfer ot of Old Orchard Beach department years ago, because his sister (whom he claimed he suspected, but could not prove was the blond woman whom had attacked me at WalMart) was quote "trying to control the town" he said "treats Old Orchard Beach like a dynasty, thinks she's a duchess, has severe mental disorders, and thought she could buy the police department". He went on to say, she got in with the real Mafia years ago and went to her head, and now she thinks she IS the Mafia and most of Old Orchard Beach's business owners, especially the motel owners are scared shitless of her, because they believe her claim to be Mafia. He went on to say, she's not Mafia, but she's good at convincing people she is and stated "I wouldn't murder beyond her. She'd do it just to prove she is Mafia." He said he transferred out of OOB department to Biddeford department because he was fed up with how easy it was for her to get every officer to do anything she asked. He said "the corruption in that department runs deep; don't cross her or any officer she controls; they WILL kill you and every around you. You don't know who her husband is. He doesn't just control that town, he controls half the state."

What he was telling me was bizarre on extremes, but even more bizarre was the live feed radio call, that he had me listen too, as it was happening, on my farm in Old Orchard, while I was at my dad's house in Biddeford.

He said: "The Old Orchard Department called me, asked me to come over here. Buddy Will wanted to prove you were not in Old Orchard and that Mark has you mixed up with someone else. That fucking bastard is crying wolf and trying to frame you, we can prove it right now. We are fucking fed up WolfBoy."

He turned on his radio, so I could hear. A what I heard... a man whose voice I do not recognize, yelling at a Officer W.W. and saying: 

"That is Wendy, arrest her now! That is EelKat. She tried to kill me."

While officer W.W. and another officer, told the man: "his isn't Wendy. We have officers with her right now. Who tried to kill you? Wendy? Or THIS woman right here?"

"This woman right here! This is EelKat I tell you! Arrest her! What do you think I pay you for! You aren't allow to defy me! I own this town! You are my slaves. I command you to arrest her!"

W.W.: "This isn't EelKat. This isn't Wendy. I've known her for years. And right now, she's on the other side of the state. With 3 officers, listening to you right now. You are NOT the law. We've had it with you. You don't own me. And you've mixed her up with someone else. You've been harassing the wrong damned person. You dare call us about Wendy ever again, and I will personally arrest you for false reports, than I'll tell them everything. You'll never see the outside a prison for the rest of your life when I get done with you. You fucking leave this woman alone. You destroyed her life, because you couldn't tell her apart from someone else."

I used to aqua jog, mountain climb, horseback riding, and I hiked 13 miles a day. And in the blink of an eye, that lifestyle was taken away, and every day was struggle, just to sit up and breath, with no hope of ever walking again. I defied doctors. It's been 8 years and I can move around the house by holding on to things and I now can walk again, at the moment only short distances outside with a cane, and the hope is to continue to improve. I still have a long road of recovery ahead. But I'm walking again, something that 8 years ago, doctors said would never happen. 

My farm was razed.

My family was murdered.

I was 5 months paralysed, and had to relearn to walk. It was 8 years ago and I'm not yet fully recovered due to 3 inoperable vertebrae and hip dysplasia. November 14, 2013, 10PM, at WalMart, while putting bags of groceries in the back seat of my car, I was attacked by 3 rapists armed with metal golf clubs, who left me parallelized, in a wheel chair, broken spine, broken hip, broken pelvis, broken knees, serve nerve damage to my left side limiting the use of my left hand, my bladder incontinent from nerve damage, they left me for dead, and I had doctors telling me I would never walk again.

There's more that has happened. A lot more. The thousands of gallons of sewage they pumped into my motorhome in 2015. The cats. the Ptarmagin cats. World famous groups of cats. You remember them. If so, you remember what these people did to those cats. Poisoned. All dead the same day. 12 cats. Dead to what the vet described as: "enough poison to kill a great dane". My horse, she had her head beat in with a rock. My bantam roosters... 70 pet roosters, hung by their necks in rope nooses in my rose bushes.

All because this man, this mystery Mark, whose last name seems to be known to the police but is still unknown to me and man whom I've never seen or met - he keeps his face covered whenever he shows up... mistook me for someone else... and police officers and town hall workers and public work employees.

Welcome to Old Orchard Beach... this is NOT the way life should be, you know it.

What these people did to me, should never have happened, and according to the police, it's been happening for 50+ years to hundreds of people, hundreds of families, in this town, and every one is too scare to talk about it or fight back to stop it. That NEEDS to change.

The corruption in our town, needs to stop... but it won't end, until every last person who is being harassed by these people stand up, put their foot down, and say enough is enough, we ain't gonna take this any more.

We the people of Old Orchard Beach need to take back our town.


NOTE: Chat is set to emote only on my Twitch channel and my personal contact information has been removed from my website and every place else, due to the HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of false reports of "information", along with vile hateful memes about the murder of my family being sent to me by trolls who think mocking the murder of my family is funny.

FBI Agent Andy Drewer out of the Portland, Maine FBI office is in charge of the of the April 10, 2015 kidnapping of my 12 children by 14 Ku Klux Klan men who invaded our home and the subsequent May 15, 2015 murder of 10 of the 12 whom had their heads nailed to my front door. If you have information about the case, give it to him not me. He can be reached @ +1-(207)-774-9322 



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How long does it take to reach 1667 words? and 50k in one day - is it possible?

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How long does it take a person to type 1,667 words?

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How long does it take a person to type 50,000 words?


The TL;DR: Typing Speed Chart
(For people not interested in the article and only looking for the chart...
I've moved the chart to the top of the page, so you no longer have to scroll for it:)



How long does it take a person to type 1,667 words?

If you write ___ words per minute you'll reach 1,667 words in:

  • 10 wpm > 166m (23/4 hrs)
  • 15 wpm > 111m (13/4hrs)
  • 20 wpm > 83m (1hr & 13m)
  • 25 wpm > 66 m (1hr & 6m)
  • 30 wpm > 56m (average for most people)
  • 35 wpm > 48m (average for most people)
  • 40 wpm > 42m
  • 45 wpm > 37m
  • 50 wpm > 33m (average range for most hobby writers)
  • 55 wpm > 30m (average range for most hobby writers)
  • 60 wpm > 28m (average range for most hobby writers)
  • 65 wpm > 26m
  • 70 wpm > 24m
  • 75 wpm > 22m  
  • 80 wpm > 21m (average range for most career authors & journalists/reporters)
  • 90 wpm > 19m  (average range for most career authors & journalists/reporters)
  • 100 wpm > 17m 
  • 125 wpm > 13m 
  • 150 wpm > 11m  (average for most office secretaries)
  • 175 wpm > 10m  (average for most office secretaries)
  • 190 wpm > 9m  
  • 200 wpm > 8m 
  • 210 wpm > 7m 
  • 225 wpm > 6m  (the Guinness World Record)

Remember...

The important thing is not how fast you type, but that you do warm up exercises before you start typing. Stretching your fingers and wrists.

Just like playing sports or a musical instrument, with daily/weekly practice over a period of several months, you will strengthen the muscles in your hands, wrists, and fingers, and be able to type both faster and for longer stretches of time.

If you have never typed before, take it slow and steady at the start and only time for 15 minutes, then take a 15 minute break. You don't want to pull a muscle in your hands, wrist, or fingers (I've done that 4 times now, each time had my arm in a splint for 12 weeks! So I know how much it hurts and how long it'll put your writing on hold!)

While winning NaNoWriMo is great, taking care of your health should come first.

An average of 10,000 NaNoWriMo members are hospitalized each November from

  • sprained wrists
  • torn hand and wrist muscles
  • tendon damage
  • pinched finger nerves
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • 1 in every 3 cases the damage results in PERMANENT loss of the use of the hand and a writing career ENDED FOREVER

Put your health first!

If anything starts hurting: STOP TYPING!

Do NOT push yourself beyond your limits!

Even if you are a professional writer, career author, reporter, etc, you still should never type for more the 45 minutes to a time. Always stop and take a 15 minute break. Get up and walk around. Stretch your legs, grab a snack, put ice packs on your hands and wrists.


How long does it take a person to type 50,000 words?

If you write ___ words per minute, you'll reach 50,000 words in:

  • 10 wpm > 207 days
  • 15 wpm > 138 days
  • 20 wpm > 103 days
  • 25 wpm > 82 days
  • 30 wpm > 70 days (average for most people)
  • 35 wpm > 60 days (average for most people)
  • 40 wpm > 52 days
  • 45 wpm > 47 days
  • 50 wpm > 41 days (average range for most hobby writers)
  • 55 wpm > 37 days (average range for most hobby writers)
  • 60 wpm > 35 days (average range for most hobby writers)
  • 65 wpm > 32 days
  • 70 wpm > 30 days
  • 75 wpm > 27 days  
  • 80 wpm > 26 days (average range for most career authors & journalists/reporters)
  • 90 wpm > 23 days  (average range for most career authors & journalists/reporters)
  • 100 wpm > 21 days 
  • 125 wpm > 16 days 
  • 150 wpm > 13 days  (average for most office secretaries)
  • 175 wpm > 12 days  (average for most office secretaries)
  • 190 wpm > 11 days  
  • 200 wpm > 10 days 

There have been tests done by doctors and scientists, and it is a medically proven fact that a person is not physically able to type at speeds of more than 200 wppm for more than 10 minutes to a time or for more than 3 of those 10 minute sessions a day. Therefore I have not included times above this figure.


Keep in mind that these numbers are mathematical averages and assume you are only writing for an hour or 2 or 3 a day.

You end times of how many days to reach 50k will be much less then those listed above if you sit and type for 75 wpm for 8 hours non stop with no break, for example.

The shortest feasible possible time to write 50,000 words, btw, is:

10 hours. 

Also the average person does not write consistently at the same speeds, often types very slow for the first hour, gaining speed in the second hour and reaching speed peek in the 3rd hour of each typing session.

Someone high on caffeine may write 100 wpm for several hours, then the next day be very tired and struggle to reach 15 wpm, then most days stay around 50 wpm. These types of fluctuations are normal and expected.

With all these things in mind, your own personal time vs speed to reach 50k may vary dramatically.


Remember...

The goal of NaNoWriMo is to motivate you to make an active effort at getting your novel out of your head and on paper.

Some days you may write 10,000 words, other days you may write 100 words. Both are okay and nothing to stress over.

Some days you may be very productive by doing research and spending hours in a local museum archive reading old diaries, but get 0 words written other then notes. This is fine.

Other days you may be sick or tired or have family responsibilities and get no writing done. Again, this is fine.

Don't get down on yourself for missing days.

Don't worry about days you don't reach 1,667 words.

It's okay if you don't reach 50k in 30 days.

Just because NaNoWriMo last 30 days, doesn't mean you have to stop writing on day 31. If you are serious about getting your novel published, you'll have to keep writing until you reach 120,000 anyways. Then you'll have to edit 4 or 5 times and revise 10 or 12 time, spending another 2 years polishing it into something you can submit to publishers.

In the end, how fast you typed the first draft is meaningless, so don't worry over that aspect and focus on writing the best story you can.

There is no right or wrong speed for typing. Take as much or as little time as you need. Never let anyone tell you, you are typing too slow or too fast. Don't try to type faster then is comfortable, just because someone said you were too slow and don't force yourself to slow down just because someone said you were going to fast.

The goal is to get your book written at a speed that is comfortable for you and will not hurt your hands, not get your book written at speeds right for someone else.

This chart is intended to help you calculate an expected time frame to help you plan your schedule, it is not intended to be used to try to compare yourself to others.


To write 50,000 words in 3 days:

From 2008 to 2012 I reached 50k words in 3 days every year, resulting in a lot of people asking how fast and how many hours a person has to type to reach 50,000 words in 3 days instead of 30...

  • 50,000/3=16,667 words per day
  • Most of the year I write 7,000 to 12,000 words a day as an everyday part of my writing career. It takes very little effort for me to push myself to a slightly higher word count of 17k.

Most years I strive to write 25,000 words on Day 1 of NaNoWriMo. Then write 15,000 words each on Day 2 and 3. Resulting in a total of 55,000 words written by the end of day 3.


Is it possible to reach 50,000 words on Day 1 of NaNoWriMo?

How fast do you have to type and for how many hours, to reach 50,000 words in one day?

Can the average person type 50,000 words in 1 day?

No.

Here's why:

The average person types 35 words per minute.

The average person is physically unable to type for more than 4 hours in a single 24 hour period (doing more causes sprained wrists and pulled finger muscles)

  • 35 wpm X 60m X 4hrs=8,400 words

This means that the average person (80% of all NaNoWriMo members) can expect to aim for as much as 8,400 words per day MAXIMUM.

While it is possible for the average person to reach 50k in 1 day, it is highly unlikely that they will be able to do so without suffering serious, possibly permanent damage to their hands. 

They could reasonably aim for writing 50,000 words in 1 week, however.

Can the average hobby writer type 50,000 words in 1 day?

No.

Here's why:

The average hobby writer (bloggers, fanfic writers, etc) who writes consistently 1 or 2 days a week, all year long, (about 15% of NaNoWriMo members), write at an average typing speed of 55 words per minute.

Because their finger and wrist muscles are conditioned for writing, they are better able to write for 8 hours a day, but are unlikely to be able to sustain momentum after 8 hours per 24 hour period.

  • 55 wpm X 60m X 8hrs=26,400 words

This means that the average hobby writer (15% of all NaNoWriMo members) can expect to aim for as much as 26,400 words per day MAXIMUM.

While it is possible for the average hobby writer to reach 50k in 1 day, it is highly unlikely that they will be able to do so without suffering serious, possibly permanent damage to their hands. 

They could reasonably aim for writing 50,000 words in 1 weekend (2 days), however.

And the 50k in 3 Days instead of 30 Challenge should not be too difficult for them.

Can the average professional/career writer type 50,000 words in 1 day?

Yes. 

Here's why:

The average career writer (daily newspaper reporters, freelancers writing 5 or more articles per week, authors who publish 4 or more novels per year, daily blogger, etc) who writes consistently 4 to 8 hours per day for 5 or  days a week, all year long, (about 5% of NaNoWriMo members), write at an average typing speed of 90 words per minute.

Because their finger and wrist muscles are conditioned for writing, they are better able to write for 12 or more hours a day, but are unlikely to be able to sustain momentum after 14 hours per 24 hour period. However, typing for 12 hour sessions requires full 48 hours of no typing at all, in between each 12 hour typing session, in order to avoid damage to your hands.

  • 90 wpm X 60m X 12hrs=64,800 words

This means that the average career writer (5% of all NaNoWriMo members) can expect to aim for as much as 64,800 words per day MAXIMUM.

While it is possible for the average career writer to reach 50k in 1 day, it is highly unlikely that they will be able to do so without suffering serious, possibly permanent damage to their hands, and they should wait at MINIMUM 3 days before using their hands again after doing so.


Every year a few hundred people reach 50,000 words on Day 1 of National Novel Writing Month, resulting in lots of questions, accusations, and skepticism as to whether or not they cheated.

Knowing that it was possible to reach 50,000 words in 3 days, because I had done it several times, I decide to join the Write 50,000 Words On Day 1 Challenge, to see, if it could be done and if so, how difficult was it to do. Was it possible that so many people were doing it each year?

The answer:

Yes.

It can be done.

But... it's extremely difficult, and while it is likely that members who are professional career authors can, do, and have reached 50k in one day. It is highly unlikely that many, in any, first time newbie writers have ever done it and likely did "cheat".

Interestingly, when I contacted many of the 50k in 1 day winners and asked what methods they used so that I could try them...

MOST, said they were using voice to text or speech to text software to dictate their stories and had not typed a single word.

The bulk of NaNoWriMo members are quick to classify the dictation method of writing as "cheating". I'm not one of them. Dictating is a valid way of writing your novel. 

However, I think comparing TYPING 50k in 1 day to DICTATING 50k in one day, to be like comparing a 1975 Honda Civic to a 2017 Rolls Royce Phantom - both will get you from point A to point B, but one gets you there with muscle cramps from being jammed into a small space you don't fit in, while the other had heated memory foam and butt massagers relaxing you on the way there.

  • Typing 50k in one day = VERY difficult to do, and requires week long rest periods between each 50k day.
  • Dictating 50k in one day = VERY easy to do and, heck, you can easily do it every day, and 100k days are not that difficult either.

So while both are valid methods of producing a first draft, they are 2 very different methods that have dramatically different output speeds and a dictator's output is going to be double or even triple the output of someone who is typing.

I find myself deeply disappointed to learn that the bulk of the winners of 50k of Day 1 of NaNoWriMo dictated those 50,000 words rather then writing them, as this discovery told me the likelihood of WRITING 50k in 1 day was slim, if the bulk of the 50k in 1 day winners with DICTATING and not WRITING 50k in 1 day.

In contacting the various HUNDREDS of 50k in 1 day winners to ask their methods, I found fewer than a dozen who had actually WRITTEN/TYPED and not used some sort of speech to text voice activated dictation software.

This lead me to want to test it out myself to see exactly how difficult it was to actually WRITE 50k in 1 day as opposed to dictating it.

One year (2012) I attempted to do 50,000 words in a single day, and stopped at 37,000 words because my wrists started hurting. 

The day I wrote 37,000 words on Day 1 of NaNoWriMo I was:

  • typing at an average of 91 wpm
  • typed for 8 hours steady
  • took 15 minute breaks every 45 minutes
  • slept for 3 days straight after
  • had to wear hand braces for the week following writing 37k in one day

I believe if I practiced, by spending September and October, constantly writing 25k to 30k words each of 2 to 3 days a week, I probably could get my hand muscles strengthened up enough to do a 50k on Day 1 challenge.

So, yes, I do believe it is possible to write 50,000 words in a single day. Difficult, but very much a possibility.

Will I ever try the 50k on Day 1 challenge again?

Not likely.

I did it before to see if I could, and at that point, my wrists were not strong enough to hold out. Had I done pre-NaNo warm up sprints in the days leading up to NaNo, I probably could have.

But seeing how my goal was to see if I could write 50k in 1 day, and I concluded that at that point I couldn't, but with practice I likely could, I therefore saw no reason to attempt the challenge again.


FINAL THOUGHT...

Every year, people who reach 50,000 words in anything fewer then 30 days, are faced with 10s of 10,000s of hate emails being sent to them calling them cheaters and liars and saying all manner of foul things. In many cases, these hate emails are sent to the members by the forum moderators of NaNoWriMo itself.

If you write more then 50,000 words in 30 days - DO NOT announce you have done so on the NaNoWriMo forums.

Prior to 2011 NaNoWriMo forums were modded by Chris Baty himself and he was on top of keeping the mods in line. Since he retired in 2011, the mod hostility towards members has increased. Since 2016 the FBI has been investigating The Offices of Letters & Light (the company that owns NaNoWriMo) after the deaths of multiple members, the bombing of multiple member homes, the flurry of death threats written by mods,

Since 2014:

  • 7 NaNoWriMo overachiever members have been murdered - in each case a NaNoWriMo forum mod was the primary suspect
  • 12 NaNoWriMo overachiever members have commit suicide - in each case a NaNoWriMo forum mod was the primary in harassing them to the point of suicide
  • 5 bombs have been built, destroying the homes and nearly killing overachiever NaNoWriMo members - in each case the FBI's primary suspect is a NaNoWriMo forum mod
  • 500 cats, dogs, and other pets, have been kidnapped, beheaded, and returned dissected to 140 families - in each case the family had a family member who was a NaNoWriMo overachiever - in each case a NaNoWriMo forum mod is the FBI's primary suspect of these horrific acts of terrorism and animal abuse

The advice of FBI Agent Andy Drewer who is heading the FBI investigation of these hate crimes and terrorist attacks by NaNoWriMo forum mods on overachiever members is this:

"If you want to write more than 50,000 words in 30 days, go ahead. Just don't tell anyone on the NaNoWriMo forum you have done so.It's the only way to ensure you do not become the next target."

If you have been harassed in ANY way, by a forum mod of NaNoWriMo, please report it to the FBI agent in charge of the case:

Have Information? 
Please Call FBI Agent 
Andy Drewer @ (207) 774-9322  

If you have witnessed other NaNoWriMo members being harassed by NaNoWriMo Forum mods, please report these instances as well.

Help make National Novel Writing Month a safe activity again. Do it before someone else dies.


End of The TL;DR




Interviews About the FBI Investigation of NaNoWriMo































































































NaNoWriMo employee Kendra Silvermander, a member of the Ku Klux Klan, who claims to be a NaNoWriMo ML is wanted by the FBI for multiple terrorist attacks on local non-white & LGBTQ+ authors.

As a non-white person who lives with daily attacks by the Ku Klux Klan .... daily attacks meaning:

  • February 2003 bombed my doctor's office and killed him
  • May 2006 they put my dad in a coma
  • bombed my house in October 2006
  • May 2010 cut my car in half
  • beheaded my cousin July 2013
  • drove a backhoe over my next house August 2013
  • September 2013 - put a bomb in my classroom at Southern Main Community College
  • beat my up leaving me paralyzed 5 month and crippled rest of my life in November 2013
  • filled my motorhome with 1,000s of gallons of feces April 2015
  • kidnapped my cats April 2015
  • returned my cats' heads May 2015; 10 cats currently unaccounted for
  • August 2015 a woman was beheaded in front of her 4 children, in Saco Shaw's supermarket, in the ice cream department, while trying to buy her children ice cream
  • November 2015 - put a bomb in my department at Scarborough WalMart
  • June 2016 - put another bomb in my department at Scarborough WalMart (it was WalMart who contacted the FBI and started the FBI investigation July 2016)
  • 2016 my tires were slashed on 7 different occasions between October and December
  • April 2017 put my dad in the hospital again, he almost died
  • May 2017 attacked and rallied at my mom's house - twice
  • August 13, 2017 - my birthday - murdered 73 pets
  • September 26, 2017 - 2 days ago smashed up my car...
  • in all more than 200 such attacks on my family since Stephen King thought to film the Thinner movie on our farm in 1994.

Yes... I've survived FIVE (5) bombings now.



More information can be found HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE.

Please give any information you have to the identity of this very dangerous criminal group to:

FBI Agent 
Andy Drewer 
@ (207) 774-9322  


Is NaNoWriMo: 
A Terrorist Organization?
Did You Know
The FBI Is Investigating NaNoWriMo
For Their Connection To & Support Of A Dangerous Domestic Terrorist Group?

Did you know National Novel Writing Month Has Come Out And Made A Public Statement Saying That They Are a Supporter Of 
The Ku Klux Klan?



Did you know, that the heads of National Novel Writing Month have put out an official statement regarding their Ku Klux Klan employee Kendra Silvermaner's building a bomb and trying to murder me by blowing up my house?

Offices of Letters & Lights spokesperson Heather Dudley said, "We fully support our MLs in all their actions. The ML is always right. In regards to this matter we have chosen to side with the ML." ~November 28, 2016

Uhm... Heather Dudley said that. She does know that means she is aiding and abetting an attempted murderer, who is wanted by the FBI, you know for attempted murder, right?

The owners of National Novel Writing Month, have REFUSED TO COOPERATE with the FBI agents who were assigned to this case and are knowingly protecting (and therefore aiding and abetting) a known felon who is wanted for multiple counts of attempted murder.

Does she realize that by saying this, she has put out there a public statement saying NaNoWriMo supports building house bombs?

Does she realize that by saying this, she has put out there a public statement saying NaNoWriMo supports cutting cats heads off and nailing them to doors?

Does she realize that by saying this, she has put out there a public statement saying NaNoWriMo supports authors killing authors?

Does she realize that by saying this, she has put out there a public statement saying NaNoWriMo supports domestic terrorism and has pledged allegiance to the Loyal White Knights of The Ku Klux Klan?

Does she realize that by saying this, she has put out there a public statement saying NaNoWriMo supports stalkers, cyberbullies, and trolls?

I do have to wonder, does founder Chris Baty know his company is issuing public statements declaring their allegiance to white supremacy hate groups, specifically the Ku Klux Klan? Or that Heather Dudley is protecting a known terrorist by refusing to release Kendra Silvermander's identity to the FBI?

Are the Offices of Letters & Lights even aware of the fact that one of their employees, Kendra Silvermander, is a member of the Ku Klux Klan, is wanted by the FBI for 11 years of stalking, cyber-bullying, harassment, animal abuse, terrorist attacks, bomb building, and multiple murder attempts? And that their spokesperson Heather Dudley has issued a statement saying that the Offices of Letters & Lights supports Kendra Silvermander in her terrorist activities?



NaNoWriMo employee Kendra Silvermander, a member of the Ku Klux Klan, who claims to be a NaNoWriMo ML is wanted by the FBI for multiple terrorist attacks on local non-white & LGBTQ+ authors.

As a non-white person who lives with daily attacks by the Ku Klux Klan .... daily attacks meaning:

  • February 2003 bombed my doctor's office and killed him
  • May 2006 they put my dad in a coma
  • bombed my house in October 2006
  • May 2010 cut my car in half
  • beheaded my cousin July 2013
  • drove a backhoe over my next house August 2013
  • September 2013 - put a bomb in my classroom at Southern Main Community College
  • beat my up leaving me paralyzed 5 month and crippled rest of my life in November 2013
  • filled my motorhome with 1,000s of gallons of feces April 2015
  • kidnapped my cats April 2015
  • returned my cats' heads May 2015; 10 cats currently unaccounted for
  • August 2015 a woman was beheaded in front of her 4 children, in Saco Shaw's supermarket, in the ice cream department, while trying to buy her children ice cream
  • November 2015 - put a bomb in my department at Scarborough WalMart
  • June 2016 - put another bomb in my department at Scarborough WalMart (it was WalMart who contacted the FBI and started the FBI investigation July 2016)
  • 2016 my tires were slashed on 7 different occasions between October and December
  • April 2017 put my dad in the hospital again, he almost died
  • May 2017 attacked and rallied at my mom's house - twice
  • August 13, 2017 - my birthday - murdered 73 pets
  • September 26, 2017 - 2 days ago smashed up my car...
  • in all more than 200 such attacks on my family since Stephen King thought to film the Thinner movie on our farm in 1994.

Yes... I've survived FIVE (5) bombings now.

Have Information? 
Call FBI Agent Andy Drewer
@ (207) 774-9322 






September 26, 2017
The Latest Attack By Old Orchard Beach's Renegade KKK Members Who Use Their Cars As Battering Ram Weapons, To Slam Into Me While Driving Home, Has Done Horrific Amounts of Damage To My Daily Driver:

The car which attacked me on the Ross Road, just outside of the entrance to the Blueberry Plains, was a fairly new model of a Honda minivan, color maroon/burgundy metallic.

As with the previous attackers, this car had no license plates on it.

The driver appeared to be a man, but could have been a woman. Was wearing a straw hat, pulled down over their face to conceal their features.

This is not the first time they have done this. This particular attack however has done several thousand in damages to my car.

It is unknown if this driver was armed, however it should be noted that previous attackers, were armed with illegal automatic rifles, and it is assumed this attacker likely was as well.

The passenger's side of the front bumper of their car has a large pink paint smear on it, from the pink paint on my car.

Do be aware that this group of domestic terrorists, (who call themselves "The Loyalist White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan") are wanted by the FBI and are considered to be heavily armed and extremely dangerous. Their attacks on the non-white, non-Christian, and LGBTQ residents of Old Orchard Beach are becoming more frequent and much bolder. Do NOT approach them if you see them, just call the local police and the FBI immediately and run as far away from range of their gun fire as possible.

Do keep in mind that this group of terrorists are the ones who blew up my house with a bomb October 18, 2006, beheaded my cousin July 2013, drove a backhoe over my next house August 8, 2013, beat me up on November 14, 2013 leaving me paralyzed 5 months and crippled for the rest of my life, filled my motorhome with thousands of gallons of feces April 10, 2015, kidnapped my cats and have been one at a time returning the heads of my cats.

They have done similar things to 140 other families in Old Orchard Beach. In the past 4 years they have kidnapped and beheaded more than 500 cats and dogs. They are also wanted in connection to the murders of 3 police officers and 30+ children, as well as the bombing of the First Care Health Clinic on Saco ave in 2003.

This group of terrorists are incredibly dangerous, if they approach you or attack you, flee from them as quickly as possible - they WILL KILL you. 

If you know who did this to my car, please call the FBI Agent in charge of the case to turn them in:

Please Call FBI Agent Andy Drewer @ (207) 774-9322  

More information about this psychopathic, criminally deranged NaNoWriMo ML & her violent "street team" can be found HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE.

Have You Seen These Kidnapped Cats?

3 of the 15 Pidgie Fund Cats Have Been Murdered

2 Have Been Found & Returned

These 10 Are Still Missing

If You Know Where They are
Please Bring Them Home

If You Know Who Is 
Holding Them Hostage

Please Call FBI Agent 
Andy Drewer 
@ (207) 774-9322  

More Information 








Help The FBI Put This NaNoWriMo ML
In Prison Where She Belongs:



Do you know the idenity of this mysterious stalker who calles herself "Kendra Silvermander?; If so, the FBI wants to know, so they can get this dangerous criminal off the streets once and for all.

Interviews With The Thinner Gypsies
About NaNoWriMo's Ku Klux Klan Member ML and her Attacks on the non-White and LGBTQ Authors of Southern Maine:















































































































September 26, 2017
The Latest Attack By Old Orchard Beach's Renegade KKK Members Who Use Their Cars As Battering Ram Weapons, To Slam Into Me While Driving Home, Has Done Horrific Amounts of Damage To My Daily Driver:

The car which attacked me on the Ross Road, just outside of the entrance to the Blueberry Plains, was a fairly new model of a Honda minivan, color maroon/burgundy metallic.

As with the previous attackers, this car had no license plates on it.

The driver appeared to be a man, but could have been a woman. Was wearing a straw hat, pulled down over their face to conceal their features.

This is not the first time they have done this. This particular attack however has done several thousand in damages to my car.

It is unknown if this driver was armed, however it should be noted that previous attackers, were armed with illegal automatic rifles, and it is assumed this attacker likely was as well.

The passenger's side of the front bumper of their car has a large pink paint smear on it, from the pink paint on my car.

Do be aware that this group of domestic terrorists, (who call themselves "The Loyalist White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan") are wanted by the FBI and are considered to be heavily armed and extremely dangerous. Their attacks on the non-white, non-Christian, and LGBTQ residents of Old Orchard Beach are becoming more frequent and much bolder. Do NOT approach them if you see them, just call the local police and the FBI immediately and run as far away from range of their gun fire as possible.

Do keep in mind that this group of terrorists are the ones who blew up my house with a bomb October 18, 2006, beheaded my cousin July 2013, drove a backhoe over my next house August 8, 2013, beat me up on November 14, 2013 leaving me paralyzed 5 months and crippled for the rest of my life, filled my motorhome with thousands of gallons of feces April 10, 2015, kidnapped my cats and have been one at a time returning the heads of my cats.

Since I got beaten up by this weird so-called author, November 14, 2013, still no clue who she is, but she left me paralyzed for 5 months, during which time she hacked my KBoards account, my NaNoWriMo account, my website, my FaceBook, my Twitter, and other places, pretending to be me and written horrible stuff via my accounts. Then she created 52 fake Amazon accounts and left 52 fake and completely identical 1 star reviews on every one of my books.

I was paralyzed 5 months, relearning to walk 18 months... and I was offline for a full 3 years, and had no clue this woman had taken over all my online accounts or had done any of these things, until 2015. :( .

I'm crippled for the rest of my life, on a cane with one leg useless, and only have the use of 1 hand now, and permanent damage to my spine.

I used to publish a novel a month... now because of this still unidentified Kboards member, I've got $3million in medical bills, a bomb also blew up my house so living in my car, can barely move, and am lucky if I can get 1 book typed up a year. So frustrating. 

It's been 4 years and I'm still in physical therapy, and it's a good day if I can stand up, let alone walk. Had to cancel the 2015-2018 book signing tour, and had to cancel all the monthly book releases from November 2013 to who knows when... still all canceled and we are closing in on 2018 now.

The Kboards hacker crushed my spine, my hip, my pelvis, and my knee. Tore up all the nerves and muscles. Got a $40million lawsuit waiting for when the FBI finally identifies who the Kboards hacker is.  FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation  agent's contact info is on my website if you have any info about who it was who hacked my Kboards account 2013 to 2015

They have done similar things to 140 other families in Old Orchard Beach. In the past 4 years they have kidnapped and beheaded more than 500 cats and dogs. They are also wanted in connection to the murders of 3 police officers and 30+ children, as well as the bombing of the First Care Health Clinic on Saco ave in 2003.

This group of terrorists are incredibly dangerous, if they approach you or attack you, flee from them as quickly as possible - they WILL KILL you. 

If you know who did this to my car, please call the FBI Agent in charge of the case to turn them in:

Please Call FBI Agent Andy Drewer @ (207) 774-9322  

More information about this psychopathic, criminally deranged NaNoWriMo ML & her violent "street team" can be found 

  1. HERE and 
  2. HERE and 
  3. HERE and 
  4. HERE and 
  5. HERE and 
  6. HERE and 
  7. HERE and 
  8. HERE and 
  9. HERE and 
  10. HERE and 
  11. HERE and 
  12. HERE and 
  13. HERE and 
  14. HERE.

Have You Seen These Kidnapped Cats?

3 of the 15 Pidgie Fund Cats Have Been Murdered

2 Have Been Found & Returned

These 10 Are Still Missing

If You Know Where They are
Please Bring Them Home

If You Know Who Is 
Holding Them Hostage

Please Call FBI Agent 
Andy Drewer 
@ (207) 774-9322  

More Information 









The Full Article:

I joined NaNoWriMo in 2004, went on to become the first "overachiever" averaging 200,000 words in 30 days, instead of the average 50,000 words. Since 2006, I have been receiving on average 5,000 to 20,000 emails a week from fellow writers every October, November, and December, emails asking me how I did it and if I could advice them on what to do so they can write 200k instead of 50k in 30 days too.

In 2006 I wrote The 13 Step Method to Writing, in answer to their requests. In 2007 that was expanded to website known as "EelKat's Guide To NaNoWriMo", from their the advice column for writers (Ask EelKat) was created. Today there are more than 6,000 articles answering questions writers have, not only about NaNoWriMo but every aspect of writing and publishing in general and thus was born in 2013 EelKat.com the one stop database for every article I've ever written on writing. EelKat's Guide to NaNoWriMo is the series of articles that started it all, and here they are:

You are reading page #5 of EelKat's Guide to NaNoWriMo. If you have just starting reading this, please go back to Page 1 to read this entire 50 page article from it's beginning.

"How long does it take to hit 1667 words? and 50k in one day - is it even possible? I think it depends on the quality you're going for. Rough-and-ready bunch of words on a page and a decent first-draft would likely have quite different time requirements wouldn't they? What do you think?"

Depends on my mood - when I'm angry I can depend on 750 every 10-15 mins, when I'm tired it could take an hour to do 1000 words, but most days I can plan on 750 words for every half hour (I try to take a quick 5 min break every 750 words so my hands and my bum don't wear out from all that typing and sitting)

Also you really don't need to worry about a tiny amount like 1,667 words, because it is actually possible to write the whole 50k in one day if you wanted to.It is possible, it's difficult, but it can be done. I tested it a few years back to see - I can write 750 word every 15 minutes, there are 1440 minutes in a day, which means that in theory if I wrote non stop for 24 hours I would have 72,000 words by the end of the day, but that's extreme for me because I am a very slow one handed typer, at an average of 32 to 37 words a minute or 440 words every 15 mins.

However an expert typist can range 75 to 120 words a minute which is 1,800 words every 15 minutes or 7,200 word per hour or 172,800 words a day. Figure in a 15 minute break each hour, and you got 54,000 words in 10 hours. And as it's possible to go 4 days without sleep (at least for me - I sleep once every 3 days during NaNo) you can keep on typing 24 hours straight for a total of no less than 81,000 words per day.

Here is how standards among typists breaks down:

Secretary jobs often require a typing speed of 75 words per minute (23 minutes for 1667 words or 11.5 hours to reach 50k typing none stop)

50 words per minute is considered average for most authors (33 minutes for 1667 words or 16.5 hours to reach 50k typing none stop)

30 to 40 is considered average for many non-professional typists (42 to 55 minutes for 1667 words or 21 to 27.5 hours to reach 50k typing none stop)

20 to 30 is average for most people who did not take typing lessons (55 to 84 minutes for 1667 words or 27.5 to 42 hours to reach 50k typing none stop )

The world record is 216 words per minute (7 minutes for 1667 words or 3.5 hours to reach 50k typing none stop), but that was timed by a group of people timing it, and I'll bet several folks here on NaNo beat that record every year, because I'm always seeing folks reaching 50k shout-outs with in the first 5 hours.

My average tends to be around 37 words per minute most of the year (46 minutes for 1667 words or 11.5 hours to reach 50k typing none stop), but seems to be around 42 to 53 during NaNo (31 to 39 minutes for 1667 words or 11.5 hours to reach 50k typing none stop), and there have been times when I was doing 75+ words per minute (22 minutes for 1667 words or 11.5 hours to reach 50k typing none stop), and my top clocked speed was 1667 words in 19 minutes or 87 words per minute or 11.5 hours to reach 50k typing none stop (which means in theory, I could reach 50k I just 10 hours - less than half a day, if I just keep going once I got in my zone, however in practice I've never been able to reach 50k faster than 3 days.).

When you get in the zone you stop thinking and your fingers just start flying.

Basically, to make this work and be able to type out 50k within the first 3 days, you have to have EVERYTHING (characters, setting, plot, etc) all planned out ahead of time - we're talking months in advance- most folks who do the 50k day thing start planning their outlines in May or June. In about August they start practice speed typing, typing daily for 2 to 4 hour stretches, aiming at 1,000 words every 15mins. By November you know who is who where is where and who'll do what when. Everything is mapped out in your brain, and at exactly Midnight on Day 1 you start typing as fast as you can, not stopping, no breakfast, lunch, or dinner stopping only 5 mins every hour to get a drink and use the toilet then start typing again. Sometime around 9PM or 10PM they should be close to 50k.

Also most of the folks who try the 50k in one day have been doing NaNo for many, many years, and often have careers as full time writers who write huge word counts every day anyways. If you are new to typing it's really NOT recommended that you try a 50k day, because it's like any exercise, and required muscle warm ups and conditioning and practice for months and month, before your finger muscles are going to stand up to that kind of work out.

Know that there have been many newb typists drop out of NaNoWriMo on doctor orders after doing serious carpel damage to their hands during the first few days of NaNoWriMo. Every year there are a ton of threads on the forums saying: "Sorry, I won't be finishing the month my hand is in a cast, I tore a tendon in my thumb, I'm not allowed to type for at least 8 weeks, on doctor's orders.". This is a very serious injury that can cost you the use of your hand so don't take it lightly and don't jump into a 50k in one day goal unless you have spend several months working up to being ready for it. Same way you don't run track without warming up your leg muscles, don't type 50k in one day with out prepping your finger and wrist muscles!

Most years my best one day word count is somewhere between 13k and 17k, but 2 years ago I did 27k in one day and shocked myself because that was nearly double my previous record! My goal this year is to have at least 1 day where I beat that. I'm doing the 50kRDO (50k Ridiculous Day One - a challenge to write 50k on Nov 1st) and the 50kweekend all 4 weekends this year (25k on each Saturday and Sunday).

Hopefully, I will reach 50k on Nov 1st, and 25k each day of the 4 weekends. If I do, I'll end up with 200k, without doing anything typing on the weekdays! And than if I type 15k each day between the weekends, I'll end up with a monthly total of 500k. So I set my goal at 458k and see what happens.

I try this every year and so far have only ever had one actual 50k weekend where I even got close to 50k! LOL!, but I keep trying, someday I'll make it, maybe this year will be the year!) My end goal for total word count this year is to beat my record (238k), so I set my goal at 250k and if I reach that, I'm planning to try for 458k. I aim at 458k every year and every year I end the month between 80k to 238k, but I'm not letting that stop me from continue to set my goal at 458k, because I figure if I keep trying, someday I HAVE to reach it!

And then you must consider that 50k days are not that uncommon. NaNoWriMo was based on the Weekend Novel Contest, which allows you 2 days to write a 100k novel (keeping in mind that 50k is a novella NOT a full length novel) and is not an online contest. but a writing retreat where you actually get together with a live group and all sit together in the same room writing furiously. That contest has been running since the 1960s, currently costs about $300 to enter and has about 2 or 3 dozen winners every year.

But yeah, it's not only possible, but loads of folks do it every year. You just hae to realize that it does take a huge amount of pre-planning, lack of sleep, and being uniterupted by family/friends/pets/phone/TV/etc.

So, don't worry about getting to 1,667 a day, because I am a terribly slow typer (32 words a minute - most typers on NaNo average at least 50 words a minute, and someone with a secretary type training [which I did have, explaining why I can force myself to type this way if I have to] does 75 to 120 words a minute) averaging 32 words a minute - 440 words every 15 mins or 1,760 words every hour and I usually plan on writing 3 times a day (as soon as I wake up, on lunch break, and just before bed) so even a snail's pace typer like me rarely has a day of less than 5,280 words!

I'm one of the top overachievers every year for 6 years in a row, twice I've had the world's top word count, 8 times I've had the top word count for my state, I think a lot has to do with the author and past experience in writing. A new author, who is uncertain about their confidence or publishability, sure, they are going to be more careful and write slower, and try to write what they think publishers want. An experienced published author with a large readership and several years of writing, is going to know ahead of time what fans and publishers expect of him/her and will have no trouble speed typing a first draft that is publishable as is, simply because they have a lot of practice already.

Take myself for example:

I joined NaNoWriMo 2004. Failed. Tried again in 2005. Failed again. 2006, I discovered the Dares Thread and made up for both previous fails with a 183k win, and then won every year since at no less than 200k each year, the past few years reaching 250k. I've set my goal at 275k and 300k a couple of times but so far I always top out at 250k. Joined Script Frenzy the year it started (was that 2006 or 2007? I forget) Failed the first two Screnzies, then became the Screnzy ML and that got me motivated to never lose again. Done Camp NaNoWriMo twice, failed both times. Gee...what a trend...I've failed the first 2 times I've tried each contest! I guess that means I should win the next Camp? LOL!

Genre wise, I typically do a multi blend mix of horror, romance, sci-fi, a bit of fantasy, a lot of gore and splatter punk, and some random erotica/porn that shows up whenever I can't think of anything to write so I just start tossing characters in bed together for no reason. Technically what I write is called Dark Satire Gorn, but NaNo doesn't have that category so I usually change my novel genre setting every few days to reflect whatever the topic of the day is. ;)

Thanks to ancient dares from I think 2005, every NaNo I have ever done features the following: a demon possessed shovel that causes everyone who picks it up to go on a mindless killing spree, characters obsessed with eating shrimp dinners, vampires allergic to rancid yak butter, and the past 3 years have seen the addition of glittering vampires: vampires who wear pink sequined tuxedos!

Last year the Dare thread had me including talking pudding and herds of rampant penguins running down Main St, the year before that is was vampire chickens and alien abductions thwarted by pizza. Wow does it all come out a mess! But a fun mess. What will the Dares Thread have me writing this year?

Most NaNoers look at my style and shudder in horror saying: "But that stuff isn't publishable! No one is going to read that kind of insanity. Readers want serious writing." Do they? Are you sure? Okay, maybe some readers do, sure, but are they YOUR readers? If I tried to write a straight faced serious novel, I'd lose thousands of readers. Why? Because that's not my style, my fans know that's not my style, and what's more, they wouldn't be my fans if that was my style, because it's not the style THEY want to read.

Sure I'm an underground writer published in tiny Indie presses. Nope, I have never aimed at the mainstream or the big publishers. That's not my audience. Know your audience. Who are your readers? What do they read?

My readers? They want something that reads like Rocky Horror Picture Show dropped into Alice in Wonderland and whisked away on the USSEnterprise. No that mad capped horror fun feast in space in not a high demand style, no you won't get rich with it, no I'm not saying you have to write what I write. What I am saying is every writer is different, and every writer is going to have a unique set of readership, so every writer has a different audience to focus on.

That said, I'm also a NaNo Rebel. I DON'T WRITE NOVELS! I never have, not once in 18 contests!

For NaNo instead of writing a novel in 30 days, I typically write a couple of short stories a day, each ranging from 750 to 5,000 words, usually, based totally on the Dares Thread - I grab a dare, write a short story about it, grab another dare, write another short story, and so on, often using about 200 - 300 dares each November.

For Script Frenzy I write 10 ten page short plays instead of one 100 page one, again with the Dares Thread as my guide. As insane as my writing may get however, my goal for NaNo is always publication.

My 2008 NaNo autobiography was published as a book, as was my 2007 non-fiction NaNo "On Being Homeless" and most all of my short stories have been published in one form or another in a wide range of various places. The autobio (a 700 page book when published) and the non-fiction (a 250 page book when published) are the only 2 serious things I've ever written for NaNo, both drawing on real life experiences and written in 1st person diary format. Everything else (18 OLL contests worth of them) has been written by use of the Dares Thread, with no prior plotting or planning.

People always ask what I do for character creation in my stories, seeing as I use the Dares (and not pre planned plots) to write during NaNo (which is the secret to my super high word counts - no plot planning, just following the instructions of the next Dare on the list = lots and lots of saved time - every minute spent worrying about plot is a minute you are not writing!). So, I'll answer that part now so you don't have to ask.

Okay, I was a published author long before NaNo was ever thought of. I have a full time career as a writer, so I write on average 10,000 words a day about 250 days a year, for many years long before I joined NaNo, so the only difference between my November writing and the rest of the year, is my November writing is not preplanned and is allowed to run wild plot wise. In other words, if I wasn't doing NaNo I'd still be writing 250k word this month anyways, just like last month and the month before, and so on.

My first story, Friends Are Forever, a Tale of The Twighlight Manor, came out in 1978. Between then and 1994 I proceeded to write 200+ short stories, all inspired by the first one. In other words I write a long running serial, which currently contains about 75 fully developed characters, each having been used as a main character in their own story at least once.

The Twighlight Manor Series follows a single family through many generations starting in 1313 and ending in 2525.

The Twighlight Manor Series is not written in chronological order, meaning I could write about the members living in the 1600's today and the ones in the current era tomorrow than the ones in the 1800's the next day. The family are aliens who crash landed on earth. Folklores like Faeries and haunted houses are treated as real, so fantasy and horror creatures, though rare, can logically be in the stories.

That said, when I grab a dare out of the Dare Thread, I ask myself, which character would do this? Which character should this happen to? Etc, and then instantly drop that character into the dare and start writing. In other words, in order for you to do what I do and try to write 250k in 30 days, you really need to be working with a setting and characters that are well established far, far before November starts, so you don't have to do any kind of character or setting creation at all, you just grab random plots and start writing. If you spend Nov creating characters and settings, you'll never reach the mega high word counts. So, now you know, so you don't have to ask. O. K. ?

All that said, I very much write off the top of my head by the seat of my pants, nearly always writing at minimum 7,500 word a day and almost never edit any of it, these are being published AS THEY ARE these mad capped "rough drafts" are given a once over to check for spelling errors and then sent off to the publisher as is, and published without any changes at all.

Granted as I said I've been writing for near on 40 years and have been published for more than 30 years and have a large steady fan following always ready to buy everything I put out, so maybe it's harder for NaNoer with less experience to write high speed first drafts that are publishable from the get go. But to say it can't be done at all, that's a big no-no because I'm living proof that it can be done and is done often, year after year.

So, my point is, every writer is different. Some are going to write slow, others fast, others at mid speed. Some are going to write for an audience, others for themselves only. Some will be writing stuff that needs extensive editing others will publish it as it came out with no editing at all, and in the end, none of this is really going to affect the speed of typing, because your typing speed is what it is, regardless of errors and need for editing (both of which have to do with experience as a writer, not speed of typing).

Yeah, for some folks it's about speed and word count, and sure folks will look at what I just said and say of me, she's all about speed and word count. Nope. Actually, I'm not, because like I said, I also typed up 150k words last month and will do it again next month too.

Why?

Because that's what pays the bills. I am a full time professional career based writer and 150k words a month is just my normal average speed of writing. I can easily toss up 50k in a weekend if I wanted to, and I often do toss up 50k in a weekend several times a year, thus NaNo's 50k is not a challenge for me at all, writing 50k for me is just more of the same old same old and I'm in NaNo to give myself a challenge.

For me 50k is simple, 150k is typical, 200k is hard but still in my normal range, 250k is me pushing my limits, so 250k is my personal NaNo goal, because it drives me to step outside of my personal comfort zone and try to type just a little bit more than I normally would.

So, to say that 50k in a day is all about speed and word count may not be true for everyone here, because you don't know what they do for writing the rest of the year. NaNo is about challenging yourself.

If you don't write at all, then just reaching 10k in 30 days may be your goal, to heck with reaching 50k.

See? There are folks who just want to see if they can do it, and NaNo is a great way to test yourself.

And besides, not every one's goal is to get published. If your goal is not about publishing than there is no reason to worry about overall readability. Sure, my goal is publishability, and I personally would not be able to write 50k in one day and then publish it as is. I'm pretty certain I can do 50k in a day, based on what I've done in the past, however, as I said the most I've done in one day was 23k and in the end, that was an unpublishable load of crap. I discovered, yes I can write at speeds to make it to 50k, but I write crap when I write at that speed, so reaching 50k suddenly was no longer an important goal for me. Yes I can do it if I had to, but was it worth it? I decided that for me, I'd rather stick with less words per day and have it be publishable in the end, because if there's one thing I hate, it's editing! I know if I don't write it right the first time, I'm not going to go back and edit it, thus it will never get published, and then means that I just wasted my time writing those words, because to me it's pointless to write something if no one will ever read it.

My point is, NaNo is about personal goals. Do what you need to do, to reach your own goals, and don't worry about other writers' goals and motivations, don't worry about proving yourself to anyone here on NaNo, just prove yourself to yourself alone and be happy with that. That's my way of thinking, at least.

Besides anyone who does it to "show off" or "look good on the forums" will quickly be shot down by dozens and dozens of hate filled NaNoMails calling them every bad name under the sun, accusing them of cheating and lying, etc, etc, etc, so they'll learn fast that there's no glory in reaching 50k in a day or 100k in 30 days or 250k in 30 days or whatever their end count is. They'll end up feeling really bad about their win, if they only did it to prove themselves to others. If they did it for personal reasons then no amount of hate mail will rain on their parade. You got to do it for yourself.

But people can and do write 50,000 words in a single day and they do it often.

Consider this:

It takes 20mins to type 1667 words.

20mins x 30days is 600mins.

600mins / 60mins = 10hours to reach 50k.

If you sat down and typed non-stop you could finish your entire NaNo"Novel" in just 10 hours. Less than half a day.

Less than half a day.

You can write 50,000 words in fewer than 12 hours.

"I think it depends on the quality you're going for. Rough-and-ready bunch of words on a page and a decent first-draft would likely have quite different time requirements."

I disagree with this as well, I'm one of the top overachievers every year for 6 years in a row, twice I've had the world's top word count, 8 times I've had the top word count for my state, I think a lot has to do with the author and past experience in writing.

A new author, who is uncertain about their confidence or publishability, sure, they are going to be more careful and write slower, and try to write what they think publishers want.

An experienced published author with a large readership and several years of writing, is going to know ahead of time what fans and publishers expect of him/her and will have no trouble speed typing a first draft that is publishable as is, simply because they have a lot of practice already.







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