- Include a deaf character or deaf characters in your novel.
+ if you include conversations in sign language.
++ if the conversations are crucial to the plot.
+++ if you actually go learn how to say your character’s lines in ASL (or whichever version of sign language is appropriate to your setting).
This dare was posted on the NaNoWriMo forums for free use in your NaNoWriMo novel. I have compiled them all on this website, but I have not created them. While the original thread from which these dares have been taken may have been deleted for the yearly forum wipe, you can find the NaNo Dares thread(s) at http://nanowrimo.org, in the Reaching 50,000 forum.