My Word Count ← Knowledge Base How do I update my word count? How often should I update it? How do I edit a prior day’s word count? Why is there a discrepancy between my writing program’s word count and NaNoWriMo’s word counter? How and when do I validate my novel to win? How do I validate my novel if I’m writing by hand? What are the different methods of updating my word count? How do I change my goal during Camp NaNoWriMo?