"Every year, we're reminded that there are still stories that have yet to be told, still voices yet to be heard from all corners of the world," he says.
"NaNoWriMo helps people make creativity a priority in life and realise the vital ways our stories connect us. We are our stories."
Make this November the month in which your dreams come true. Open that Word document, pick up a pen, fire up the typewriter – do what ever you have to do to tell your story – but above all, enjoy the experience. Happy writing!