Easy to use - just cut and paste your text into the box below for a quick word count.
(be aware that this counter tends to total a bit higher than Nanowrimo's counter)
If you're on an iPad or Mac, check out WriteRoom - a very easy-to-use, clean, distraction-free space to write your novel (it also has its own built-in word-count tool which is very close to Nanowrimo's counter.)
Here's more for Mac.
Here's more for Mac, Windows and web.
Or you can always stick with pen and pad.