October 21, 2005

NaNoWriMo

OK, this will sound really funny to anyone who has been reading this blog for any length of time at all, given my occasional lack of posting, but I'm going for it this year. I've registered for National Novel Writing Month.

My goal is to prove to myself that I can actually sustain writing the same story for one month. At this point, the 50,000 words is a bonus. I've had ideas running through my head in the past, but never did much of anything with them. Now is the time.

My wife has also decided to do it, though she hasn't registered yet. Of course, she's had a short story published already, and has two novel ideas, so she's got a head start on me.

I just wish it wasn't strictly a novel writing thing -- I've got an awesome nonfiction idea that I've been playing with for the past few weeks, and I'd like to get that going. But I guess I can do the proposal this month, and do some serious work on it in December and January.

Anybody else doing this? Maybe we should form a "support group" to keep each other going!

Posted by: Warren Kelly at 09:23 PM | Comments (1) | Add Comment
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1 Sounds like something some Storybloggers might be interested in. Unfortunately, I don't want to give up my current projects to start a new one right now. And at the rate I usually write, I just don't see producing 50,000 words in a month.

Posted by: Donald S. Crankshaw at October 24, 2005 09:01 AM (L5LCw)

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