Recess is one of the forums, or message boards, on the YWP website. It is a general chatting place where many NaNoers hang out or talk about their lives and is considered by many the heart of NaNoWriMo goings-on, The official description of the Recess forum reads as follows: "Take a break from noveling, talking about noveling, and even thinking about noveling. Discuss movies, TV, sports, and more in this forum."

Description of Recess postsEdit

Recess is home to many popular threads, including The Insane Asylum, The Best Forum Topic Ever, and several others. It was home to The Losers' Club until moved to the Social Groups forum in 2011, and contained forum games such as Boys vs. Girls until the creation of a new forum specifically for Games and Silliness.