It’s now after November 20th, so that validation button should now be activated at the top of your NaNoWriMo login. The moment you hit 50,000 words, validate. It doesn’t matter if you’re finish writing or not. Just validate your word counts, so you can be guaranteed to get your winner’s prizes. It has happened before where someone decided to wait, but encountered issues with the internet at the last minute. As a consequence, even though they hit that 50,000-word target, they missed out.
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