Check it out at NaNoWriMo.org.
Some have already started attempting to write at least 50,000 words in 30 days because it is already November 1st in many time zones (12:30 am in Athens).
We will have an extra hour on November 1st (at least in the United States). Be sure to set your clocks back.
In less than six and a half hours I will be getting those first words on a page (or screen, more likely).
I have the pre-race jitters.