Thursday, October 25, 2007

NaNoWriMo et Moi

Who knows? Perhaps it will become a masterpiece


Okay, I signed up to do a stint on NaNoWriMo, so bear with me in November while I attempt to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. I'm going to try to keep doing the blog thing too, if only as a collection of interesting bits I come across along the way. I want to try the palimpsest-world-building idea (at the end of the post, below) beforehand: I'll write a flash fiction thing every day, hopefully, so that I'll have this pile of interesting glimpses into my new novel's world by the time NaNoWriMo starts on November 1st. Maybe it won't all be crap when I'm done on November 30th.

I'll be there under the username Heatherdoodle. Wish me luck!

Anyone else want to write a novel and get it over with? Go to the National Novel Writing Month webpage and join the insanity by clicking on "sign up".

PS. I'm posting my efforts here...

7 comments:

mordicai said...

We at my job here in Brooklyn have done a couple of collaborative NaNoWriMos....to mixed effect.

Catherine J Gardner / Phoenix Rendell said...

Good luck with your NaNo project - we have less than a week to go now. :)

Gen Jules said...

G'luck! :-)

Sable Bear said...

well, you got me to sign up . . . I look forward to seeing your work!

spacedlaw said...

Doing that as well. Did it last year and found it was addictive.
Good luck with it and MOST IMPORTANT THING OF ALL: have fun.

HibiscuitsGirl said...

I've signed up for NaNoWriMo the past two years, but alas! A grad school student's schedule is not really able to accomodate that kind of commitment. Maybe next year for me!

Best of luck to you!

Todd Michael Rogers said...

Good.
You NEED to write a novel.

Oh yea, Hi, I'm Todd!

-mE!

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