NaNoWriMo 2013 Countdown

NaNoWriMo

So, November is nearly here, which can mean one thing – okay, two things, but not including my birthday – it’s nearly NaNoWriMo time. After the epic failure that was NaNoWriMo last November, I was all set to not even attempt it this year, because this November promises to be busy. For me, November is always busy in the midsts of birthdays etc. but with turning thirty, this one is going to be even more so.

However, the huge success that I had doing Camp NaNoWriMo, earlier in the year, in which I actually managed to complete it over a week early – not really sure how the heck that happened, has inspired me to push myself harder to doing it this year.

I’m not going to deny that the word count terrifies me – in July, my word count was only a fraction of 50,000, but I have done this before so there is absolutely no reason why I can’t do it again.

The key, I think for this year, is to really sit down and do a lot of preparation work, hence why I am here writing this blog post. I’m trying to get into the routine of writing as well.

Also, to keep myself focused on the task at hand, I’ve decided to do a 30-Day NaNoWriMo Tag Challenge here on the blog. The hope is that it will inspire me to write. So, stay tuned for more details about that.

For now, I’ve put together a checklist of things that I need to finalise before the end of the week:

NaNoWriMo 2013 Checklist

 

Let me know if you’re planning on taking part this year.

Good luck to all participants: I know you can do it 🙂

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