Friday, November 25, 2011By: Jon Paul | tags: NaNoWriMo, NaNoWriMoVideo
Judging by the lack activity here over the last few days, I bet most of you are either stuffed to the gills with turkey and/or stuffing, or out braving the crowds, taking advantage of the varied and fruitful Black Monday deals.
No matter. Life continues on here, as you might expect. Of course the other shoe to fall from NaNo is that once you cross that 50k finish line, you have in fact completed only half a novel (unless your piece is very short). So perhaps it should be called NaHaNoWriMo instead. I'll let you translate. :D
But the good news is I continue on. I expect (or perhaps hope is a better word) to complete my first draft by year's end. I've set aside the actual writing until Monday. A much needed break, you know.
But the cogitation continues, and just this afternoon while I was giving my daughter a bubble bath (aren't these sparks of inspiration the craziest things?!), I realized something profound and earth-shattering and completely cool about my MC. Helps me better understand how to construct my opening scenes, and I am armed with anticipation to go back and make all those wild first draft faux pas right.
But I am sensitive to the fact that some of you are not yet complete on the NaNo front. How's things? Well, I hope. Keep on keeping on, is what I say. And good luck! :D
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