National Novel Writing Month is a huge event that takes place in November where the goal is to write around 1,600 words each and every day for the entire month.
I tried it this year, got pumped up, got a special forearm massager so I could keep typing so I had no excuses. I dug out an old story idea and poured on 10,000 extra words in the first week so my overall word total was right on schedule. I had to keep telling myself it was National Novel WRITING Month, not National Novel Editing Month, but my writing engine was going full bore, unrestrained into week two. That’s when November kneecapped me. Continue reading