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David G.

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Review for The Office of Letters and Light, Berkeley, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

During the 30 days of NaNoWriMo I wrote a novel. I know a lot of people did, but I am terrible for procrastinating. I've always wanted to write a novel, and finally after some gentle nudging from a friend I dove into NaNo head first. After 28 days of hard graft I sat back and marveled that a novel had appeared in front of me.

I thought about how comparatively easy it was. It had been easy to write a novel in 30 days. Then I realized what made it easy: The website, the staff, the regional liaison, the graph on my personalized page, the forums, even the little sticker on my laptop that said "Noveling machine".

The Office of Letters and Light deserve any and all assistance they get. So even though I was unemployed and in a tough spot I dug deep into my paypal and gave them 10 dollars. NaNoWriMo gave me the gift of a novel, they affirmed my place on this earth as a writer and the very least that I could do, was give them whatever I could.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

November 2010; I wrote a novel

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Give them massive amounts of funding.

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

What specific problem, purpose, priority, or project prompted your gift?

They helped me write a novel, it's the least I could do.

Why did you make your donation at this time?

I really believe in the cause.

What would you tell others about this organization?

That everyone should participate, and donate.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Donor & Received assistance in writing a novel.