It has come to this. I have a little less than 8,000 more words to write in the next three days. I can do this. I will do this. But I’ll be needing more coffee.
I wrote 4,457 words (so far) today, and now I’m over 1,200 words ahead on my NaNoWriMo novel, and I am totally stoked about it. I feel like I have finally hit my stride with this story while at the same time I have arrived at a pivitol point where I need to make some serious decisions about where … Read More
Today marks the halfway point of NaNoWriMo 2015 and after a week of lagging behind and procrastinating and doing all the other things I could possibly do with my free time EXCEPT write, I knew that I had to either get down to business today or maybe consider giving up. I started the day with 20,629 words, and I … Read More
And on the eighth day, she gave an update: NaNoWriMo 2015! It’s here! It’s happening! And I am doing so well so far. As of this morning I have written 14,358 words. That puts me 2,692 words ahead of where I should have been by yesterday. This is a very, very good thing – to be consistently ahead of … Read More
Here we are again, the amazing month of November! The month of writing all the things! I love this month of writing, even though sometimes it brings me anxiety, it also always brings me a very special sense of human and writerly connection, it brings me words and ideas and inspiration, it brings me satisfaction and joy, and sometimes … Read More
You’d think that a person who was so fed up with herself over being a lump on the couch and watching too much TV and being unproductive for a year would TOTALLY rock NaNoWriMo and use it as a reason/excuse/motivation to finally get butt in chair and start writing again. Such is not the case. I’m so angry. So angry … Read More