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If It's November, This Must Be NaNoWriMo!

November 1st, 2009 (11:37 pm)

current mood: sleepy

Suddenly, it's November. For some of us, that means it's NaNoWriMo Month (NAtional NOvel-WRIting MOnth). This is the project that encourages participants to write a 50,000 word novel (or 50,000 words of a longer novel) in just 30 days. I participated last year and didn't finish. This year, I'm trying again. My screen name is catpet.

Today, after attending a Northern Virginia region NaNoWriMo kick-off party, I started writing the Stargate SG-1 novel I've been contemplating for the last few months. I don't actually have a plot yet, which is a problem. But I had been kicking around a story idea for some time, and was thinking that the difficulties surrounding it were insurmountable. Friday night, after another local NaNoWriMo event, I suddenly figured out a way to get past those problems. And this evening I did a little research and started seeing some glimmers of plot. They're still just glimmers, mind you, but they are more than I had yesterday.

My word count for today is so pitiful that I hesitate to record it. OK, you twisted my arm.

Today's count: 317 words.


Posted by: the artist formerly known as kytyn (melydia)
Posted at: November 2nd, 2009 12:26 pm (UTC)

Woo hoo! Good luck!

Posted by: Tim W. Burke (timwb)
Posted at: November 2nd, 2009 08:47 pm (UTC)

Good luck!
Any progress is progress!

Posted by: Lawrence M. Schoen (klingonguy)
Posted at: November 3rd, 2009 12:32 pm (UTC)

Yeah, what Tim said.

Go, you!

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