I learned about writing from NaNoWriMo is
5) November is a lousy month to tackle this challenge.
The beginning of the holiday season is not a good time to try to produce 50,000 words in 30 days. Families tend to balk at the idea of you taking your turkey dinner into the writing room so you can get 500 more words. When your company has driven across two states in a snowstorm, they kinda want to see your face.
My suggestion is to move it to April, June or September. Whichever works best for you.