As is evidenced by my disappearance after that week 2 update, I didn't get terribly far in NaNoWriMo 2017. I'm not viewing it as a fail, though, because the work I did was substantially more than years past. I learned a lot about myself as a writer, my process, and what works for me (as … Continue reading NaNoFailMo?
NaNoWriMo Progress Update: That week 2 slowdown
I got off to a fantastic start -- by the end of Saturday, I was ahead of schedule and the official NaNo site predicted I'd finish by Nov. 29 at the rate I was going. I diligently sat myself down to write in the evenings after work during the week, and I attended a regional write-in on … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Progress Update: That week 2 slowdown
NaNoWriMo Progress Update: It Begins
Yesterday was the kickoff of NaNoWriMo 2017, and true to form, I did my level best for the majority of the day to pretend it didn't exist. That familiar paralyzing fear crept up my spine at the thought of opening Novlr to start writing, but I finally forced myself on my lunch break at work, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Progress Update: It Begins
NaNoWriMo 2017: Let’s do this
This will be my seventh year attempting to complete National Novel Writing Month, and I am determined that it will be my most successful yet. November is a tough month for me -- in addition to Thanksgiving, my birthday also falls right in the middle, so I have a tendency to choose fun with family … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017: Let’s do this