Posted on 11/12/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s National Novel Writing Month, when anyone who’s ever thought of writing a book is encouraged to join others in attempting to write 50,000 words.

What to write about? Well, if a poll from ThriftBooks is to be believed, half of us think our own lives are book- or movie-worthy.

The site’s poll of 2,000 Americans also revealed that while only 15 percent of respondents have started writing a book, 8 percent (over half!) of those have finished, and another 6 percent are at least halfway done.

But our favorite takeaway: 62 percent of respondents may not have appreciated assigned reading in school, but they later came to love some of the books they were ordered to read.

Read more findings from the NaNoWriMo poll on the ThriftBooks website.

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