How do I update my word count? How often should I update it?

On NaNoWriMo

You can update your word count by entering your total cumulative count in the field at the top of your screen on the NaNoWriMo site and hitting “Update.”


Update your word count as frequently or infrequently as you’d like. We recommend a daily update!

See also:

What are the different methods of updating my word count? — Prefer to add each session's word count to your total? Find out how.

How do I edit a prior day's word count?

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