I’m writing a novel!

This year I decided to participate in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) which means that I will be trying to write 50,000 words during the month of November. I really have no idea how successful I will be but there’s only way to find out. These days everybody fancies themselves a writer and the desire to write a novel feels almost cliche and that is the silly reason I have put off doing this. I have always loved reading and writing and have even had poetry published. A couple of years ago I wrote fanfiction which was fun but I never took it very seriously. These days, I write my blog but every now and then I will write out some ideas for stories I want to write. Participating in NaNoWriMo is a way to challenge myself to start this daunting task and stick to it until it’s done.

So, I created a profile over on nanowrimo.org and slapped together a faux book cover for my not-yet-written novel. I’ve started doing some research, thinking about characters and locations, and trying to set myself a schedule that will ensure I meet my writing goal.  This blog post is a way to hold myself accountable. I’ve made my intention public and that will hopefully motivate me.

Wish me luck!

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5 comments

  1. How exciting! I wish you all the best of luck! I feel as if we are reverse buddies! I have written a book, and am about to blog about it, getting it publishes, building an online resume etc!
    But, I am so excited for you! I wish you all the best and can’t wait to see what happens!
    🙂
    – J.R

    1. Thank you! It’s wonderful to discover such community through blogging. 😀 Congratulations on your book. I wish you all the best on your continuing journey. I will be checking out your blog.

      Abby

      1. Thank you much Abby! Very lovely to online meet you! Haha. It’s not much right now, but I’m busy preparing it all next year! I’m super excited! 🙂 ^_^.

  2. This is amazing! I am beyond excited for you, and already so proud. I know you will succeed with this and I look forward to reading this incredible novel you’ll surely write. x

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