I'm marking the end of NaNoWrimo in the same way I marked its beginning: with a Narativ podcast.
You can listen to the full interview below. In it I share why I didn't win and my takeaways about what I've learned.
The book I referenced is called Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd (thanks for the recommendation, Sue!). There's a great chapter on editing and why it's important to get stuff down on paper.
I thought the passage below was particularly relevant for explaining the rationale behind the craziness of writing 1,667 words every day for one month:
Many congrats to those of you who made it through this month, and cheers to another NaNoWriMo in the books!