My Novels ← Knowledge Base Where do I write my novel? Do I type it on the NaNoWriMo website? Do I have to start my novel from scratch on the first of the month? Can I use an outline? What genres can I write in? Can I write non-fiction or poetry? Can I write with a partner? What if I don’t finish? Or hit my word-count goal but I’m only halfway through my novel? How do I update my pre-2007 novels on the site? How can I scramble my novel?