This post is part of the Monday Missions, hosted by Painted Maypole. All are welcome to write their own posts. This week's Mission is to write a post in the style of a news article.
Despite the best intentions, Jen announced that she has withdrawn from NaNoWriMo. Early reviews of the manuscript-in-progress pointed towards a bestseller, rivaling the popularity of the "Harry Potter" series. When asked about her status as a dropout the budding author stated, "who has time for this sort of thing in November of all months?" She is planning to restart the project at a future date. Fans were disappointed, and flocked to the compound where she was holed up for the month offering flowers, chocolate, and cheese.