November 30, 2017

Damn, it’s over. I am so relieved, and yet also sad.

Relieved because, well, now I do not have to stress about writing a minimum of 1,667 words per day (which is a weird combination of preposterous and so very doable). Sad because, beyond the stress and the writer's block and the lack of plan (why, p...

November 28, 2017

Ah, the homestretch, the finish line.

Not sure what else to say about Week 4, honestly. I feel like week 4 is either the luxurious end of that ride I (so brilliantly) used as an analogy in last week's post. Or it's you being suspended upside down after it malfunctions.

Fun analogy right?

I am (mostly)...

November 21, 2017

I like week 3. I mean, considering the panic and desperation of Week 2, that should not come as much of a surprise. But week 3 is calmer, honestly. I have, as a Pantser, accepted my Pantsing faults and pitfalls, and have resigned myself to just writing what I can write, even if that writing is me ta...

November 14, 2017

There's a reason that week two is considered hump week, the Tuesdays (or Wednesdays, if your weekdays start on Monday) of NaNoWriMo. It is the week where that initial rush, the motivation and excitement starts wearing a little down, where the daily struggle of 1,667 words seems more and more dauntin...

November 7, 2017

I've been participating in NaNoWriMo since 2008 (I know,I'm old), and each year my pre-planning process has been a little bit different. Some years, the weeks/days leading up to November 1st included in-depth and intricate research on things like celestial events and how often they occurred and the...

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