Wednesday, October 6, 2010
NaNoWriMo is Just Around the Corner
For those who have never heard of it, NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is a yearly event that challenged writers to do a minimum of 50,000 words during the month of November. The prize? Simply knowing that you have achieved something awesome.
I wasn't able to participate last year but I'm ready and eager to get going this year. Thanks to my recent vacation I have managed to get my basic concept down to two outlines. I really might have to toss a coin to decide which one.
I owe a lot to NaNo. It is thanks to this contest and more importantly to my dear friend Cherie for persuading me to do it, that I got back to writing.
I know we all have our projects, but sometimes it can be good to put those down and just have a bit of fun with our writing (yeah I know, "we must suffer for our art" ;) ). And even if you don't enter this year, you might be able to inspire someone else to do it. Who knows, it could be a life changing event for them. It certainly was for me.
For more information head on over to the NaNoWriMo website: http://www.nanowrimo.org/