It’s getting close to that time of year… No, not the holidays! National Novel Writing Month!
I’ve done no prep, I’ve barely managed to check in with my home region on the NaNoWriMo boards, but I guess I’m pushing forward. I’ve hesitated signing up for 2017. Between the broadcasting, and the business stuff, and the house duties — plus working around my husband who has also begun working from home full time; there’s not a ton of time to slot writing 50K words into the mix. But I really don’t want to end the streak: I’ve participated in NaNoWriMo since 2004 – 12 of those years I successfully crossed the 50K line. Taking a year off from it feels wrong, even if I have been saying for most of the year that I’m not sure I can handle the challenge this year.
I guess we’ll find out. 😉
I have done a terrible job of updating in the past few weeks. I can’t point to any one thing; I think burning the candle at both ends just overwhelmed me. I did the Five Scarf Challenge in Oct, the Five Hat Challenge in Nov while also completing NaNoWriMo
2016, and then starting the last week of November, after finishing NaNoWriMo a few days ahead of schedule, I began knitting every day, almost all day, trying to complete a bunch of gifts for the holidays. Continue reading
Girlnovember Loves NaNoWriMo
Yeah… so, NaNoWriMo….
It was going great! I was ahead! And then I fell behind. And then I fell really, really behind. And then I wrote 7,000 words one crazy Monday and got caught up. Current plan: STAY AHEAD OF WORD COUNT! Continue reading
It’s Friday – and Halloween! And NaNoWriMo Eve! It’s also 54 degrees outside and without the sun (yay, cloud), it’s pretty cold out there. So to brighten your day (or, at least mine), here’s Funko Pop Phil out running about this morning, preparing for hiding out during tricks-or-treats, and gearing up for the midnight start of National Novel Writing Month by reading Chris Baty’s revised, updated and expanded No Plot? No Problem!.
Phil Coulson Out and About
Also, you have nine hours left to sign up to write a novel in November! If you’re itching to do something crazy creative for the month, head over to nanowrimo.org – 300,000 of your closest friends will be writing along with you this November!
Yes, I’m one of those 300,000. : )