Nano Bingo

Novel Writing Bingo Card Generator

Writing 50,000 words in a month is the main course. Let's add some spice!

Your Bingo Card

 
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Write something encouraging to someone once per day for 5 days on the forumsBe 33% over your daily requirement10,000 words over weekendSend 1 encouraging nanomail to NaNoWriMo staff12,500 words over weekend
Write 25k in a single weekGo 1 day without complaining to anyone, even yourselfInsert talking animals into your novelMake a list of 3-5 household tasks, complete each one, then write a scene where a character completes the exact same tasksWrite a moment of horror
Be writing at 12pm noon exactlyGive 10% of your free time to writingWrite drunk10,000 words in 1 day2,000 words in 1 day
Catch up with someone ahead of you (multiplier handicaps allowed)Complete 3 bingo cards in a monthComplete all homework and housework for 1 day before writingWrite in excess of your daily requirement for 5 daysWrite naked AND drunk
Finish 1 book in less than 15 daysWrite while at a partyDrink no caffeine for 5 daysFinish 2 books in a monthGo 1 day without comparing yourself to anyone
 

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Settings

Include:

Long-Term

  • Write 1,667 words every day of the month
  • Increase your average wpm across a series of 5 days (each day higher than the last)
  • Catch up with someone ahead of you (multiplier handicaps allowed)

50k

  • 5,000 words over weekend
  • 10,000 words over weekend
  • 12,500 words over weekend
  • 25,000 words over weekend
  • 50,000 words over weekend

Daily

  • 2,000 words in 1 day
  • 3,000 words in 1 day
  • 5,000 words in 1 day
  • 10,000 words in 1 day
  • 12,500 words in 1 day
  • 25,000 words in 1 day

Positivity

  • Go 1 day without complaining to anyone, even yourself
  • Go 1 day without comparing yourself to anyone
  • Go 1 week without complaining to anyone, even yourself
  • Go 1 week without comparing yourself to anyone
  • Write something encouraging to someone once per day for 5 days on the forums
  • Send 1 encouraging nanomail to someone whom is struggling
  • Send 1 encouraging nanomail to 5 someones whom are struggling
  • Send 1 encouraging nanomail to one of your MLs
  • Send 1 encouraging nanomail to NaNoWriMo staff

Completion

  • Finish 1 book in a week
  • Finish 1 book in less than 15 days
  • Finish 1 book in a month
  • Finish 2 books in a month
  • Complete 50k weekend
  • Complete DORG
  • Defeat 5 obstacles in 5 hours
  • Defeat 10 obstacles in 5 hours
  • Defeat 2 obstacles per category
  • Complete another bingo card in 1 week
  • Complete 3 bingo cards in a month

Wordcount

  • Participate in DORG (Day One Ridiculous Goal)
  • Beat your previous DORG record
  • Participate in 50k Weekend Challenge
  • Beat your 50k Weekend record
  • Be 10% over your daily requirement
  • Be 25% over your daily requirement
  • Be 33% over your daily requirement
  • Be 10% better than your hourly best
  • Be 25% better than your hourly best
  • Write in excess of your daily requirement for 2 days
  • Write in excess of your daily requirement for 5 days
  • Write 25k in a single week
  • Write 1,000 words in every room of your domicile

Subject

  • Insert the Shovel of Death into your novel
  • Insert a Wrimo as a character of any importance
  • Insert two or more Wrimos as characters of any importance
  • Do not use the letter T for 5000 words
  • Use every letter of the alphabet within 5 setences
  • Write a cannibalism scene
  • Write a dream sequence
  • Write a moment of romance
  • Write a moment of horror
  • Write a moment of comedy
  • Insert monsters and giant mecha in your novel
  • Insert talking animals into your novel
  • Make a list of 3-5 household tasks, complete each one, then write a scene where a character completes the exact same tasks

Life

  • Do not sign on to social media during 1 writing session (chat and forums included)
  • Do not sign in to social media for 1 day
  • Ignore your pets for 60 minutes
  • Complete all homework and housework for 1 day before writing
  • Complete all homework and housework for 1 week before writing
  • Say to friends/family not doing NaNoWriMo "I must go to war; we shall see each other amongst the gods in 1 hour!"
  • Drink no caffeine for 1 day
  • Drink no caffeine for 5 days
  • Drink no caffeine for 2 weeks
  • Indulge in one non-writing activity to relax your mind and body
  • Go on a 30 minute walk before writing for 1 day
  • Go on a 30 minute walk before writing for 3 days
  • Bake a batch of cookies
  • Spend 1 afternoon outdoors away from any electronics

Situations

  • Write up a tree
  • Write in a hammock
  • Write in the bus
  • Write on the beach
  • Write on the rooftop of a building
  • Write on a balcony
  • Write while at a party
  • Write while on a road trip
  • Write while in a blanket fort
  • Write naked
  • Write drunk
  • Write naked AND drunk
  • Write upside down for 5 minutes
  • Write while standing up
  • Write outside during the first snowfall of the year
  • Write outside during a wind storm
  • Be writing at 1:01am exactly
  • Be writing at 12pm noon exactly
  • Do a word war with only one hand
  • Write longhand for 1 hour
  • Write longhand for 5 hours
  • Write 250 words on your phone
  • Write 500 words on your phone
  • Write 1000 words on your phone
  • Write for 20 minutes on your phone
  • Write for 45 minutes on your phone
  • Write for 90 minutes on your phone
  • Do not turn off autocorrect; use what it gives you
  • Write with your eyes closed for 30 seconds
  • Take a weekend off of writing
  • Beat a Wrimo at a word war
  • Win a word war against all Wrimos present in your chat
  • Increase your writing speed record by 250 more words
  • Complete a one handed word war
  • Give 10% of your free time to writing
  • Write a word war on a touch screen