Electricity & Lust

NaNoWriMo Begins…

Posted in Beth, Sam, Writing by Beth Squires on November 1, 2007

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As Sam mentioned in a previous post we’re both attempting this year’s NaNoWriMo. That’s National Novel Writing Month; the basic idea is to write 50,000 words in one month – the month of November. It started in the States, and now there’s participants and meet-ups / write-ins happening in many countries throughout the world.

It doesn’t matter what you write, or how terrible it is – all that matters is that you spill the 50,000 words and you’ll either have a mess with a few good bits that you can work on, or the bones of a story you can redraft. I have to admit, I’m a little daunted at my target of 2000 words a day on top of my regular writing work and the full time job… but I love to write. And it’s only for a month! And otherwise I’ll keep putting it off forever!

So good luck to EVERYONE who’s started today, and wish me and Sam luck too, we’ll keep you updated.

Sign up and find out about NaNoWriMo here!

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