Nanowrimo.org is a non-profit organization that encourages writers to complete a novel in the month of November. Several novelists have gotten their start by participating in Nanowrimo. The novels below started as a Nanowrimo project:
Armstrong, Kelley. The Summoning.
Averill, Alan. The Beautiful Land.
Chao, Gloria. American Panda.
Gruen, Sara. Water For Elephants.
Guillory, Jasmine. Wedding Date.
Howey, Hugh. Wool.
Jones, Darynda. First Grave On The Right.
Meyer, Marissa. Cinder.
Morgenstern, Erin. Night Circus.
Perkins, Stephanie. Anna and the French Kiss.
Rowell, Rainbow. Fangirl.
Ryan, Carrie. The Forest of Hands and Feet.