It’s December 1st, and many of us (me included) are coming off that month-long frenetic obsession called NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month, FYI). My goal had been to write 50k by Thanksgiving (which was the same goal as last year), since family has this way of absorbing all your time. Alas, I didn’t reach my 50k until November 30th, but I made it!
NaNo was really kicking my butt this year. Between family who don’t seem to understand the meaning of the word “No” to other commitments that just happened to decide to start in November rather than being good and starting in December (cough-bowling league), it was certainly a challenge.
I was pleasantly surprised when I managed to write 10k the first weekend, even though I had to visit my parents. And I managed to write quite a bit while at work on some days, which probably had something to do with my success. I had a lot of slow days, though...Read More