Yes, it’s NaNo time…
November is a great time for writers. The weather is chilly enough to no longer tempt outdoor activity, there is a coziness to the house with the crackle of the fire, and NaNo is on.
Two years ago, when I finally decided to leap into NaNo I managed to meet the 50,000 word challenge with a day or two to spare. I’m still editing that manuscript. Writing quantity instead of quality is whole different way to write. I tend to edit as I write and editing is a luxury when it comes to the National Novel Writing Month.
There are a plethora of blogs about NaNo and how it works, so I shall not perpetuate redundancy. Instead I will bravely leap once again into NaNo; however, this time it will be with a bit more panache. This time I have created a separate NaNo blog site and will air my daily writings. Warts and all shall be bared to those interested enough to witness the daily grinding process of trying to produce 1,600 words daily. I take NaNo founder Chris Baty’s words to heart, “No plot? No problem?” I am hopeful my daily outpourings will not be merely NaNonsense.
I will have a link in my column www.veranano.wordpress.com as well as periodic updates on the process. I still hope to keep up with my Cricket Musings.
If you are NaNo-ing, please let me know. The solitary tapping of the keyboard is much more comforting knowing I tap not alone.
- NaNoWriMo is eating my brain and my time … and it’s only day one (irreverentreview.com)
- A NaNoWriMo Compromise: Daily Posts for a Month (kseniadv.wordpress.com)
- NaNoWriMo: Can you write a novel in a month? (telegraph.co.uk)
- Beginning NaNoWriMo (cheilt.wordpress.com)
- Not quite NaNoWriMo (yesterdaylucas.com)
- Beemind Your NaNoWriMo Progress (beeminder.com)
- Participating in NaNoWriMo? (ctwesting.com)
- Into the Cocoon (emmiemears.com)