On finishing NaNoWriMo

If you recall this blog post I wrote a couple of weeks ago, I joined up on NaNoWriMo. Just like thousands of people, I began the month of November with feverish writing and the highest of hopes for reaching 50k in 30 days. For a while, it looked like I was going to make it. I was always either on time, a hundred words behind, or five hundred ahead. Until I was not.

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On word sprints and insane goals

As the weekly meme OK, Let’s Read’s Thursday Thoughts is currently on hold, I’ve decided to use Thursday’s posting time to write about… well, whatever I feel like. Two weeks ago, I wrote about Kathleen Hale and the fear and indignation that the book blogging community was (and is) experiencing. Last week, I joined Asexual Awareness Week to remind everyone of the need for asexual characters in fiction. As for this week? NaNoWriMo.

Yup, I’m one of those crazy people who decided to ignore as many of their responsibilities as they can to write 50k words in a month. In other words, if I happen to forget to post here, don’t be surprised. I’m still writing, just not blog posts. Continue reading