Venn Diagram: No Shave November and National Novel Writing Month

Both: Sometimes done with a group, Product comes from within...

No Shave November

Face is covered in stubble

Lots of pressure to shave

Criticism comes from friends

Competing for manliest beard

Cock block

Itchy stubble

For the lazy

National Novel Writing Month

Desk is covered in pencil stubs

Lots of pressure to write

Criticism comes from editors

No competing, just challenging yourself

Writer’s block

Itching to write

For the determined


Sometimes done with a group

Product comes from within

Most of the work is done in a dark dorm room

Do it for the pride

Quantity over quality

Some people give up midway

Everyone starts from a clean slate