Are you a complete beginner when it comes to planning novels? Perhaps you’re doing what I did in my first year of National Novel Writing Month: frantically reading blog posts, hoping someone will have the secret to succeeding this month. While I did write a […]
Despite the amount of disbelief that I had in achieving 50,000 words in the entire month in November due to college commitments and social engagements I couldn’t (and didn’t want to) cancel, I managed to reach the 50,000-word goal ridiculously quickly. I’m even more surprised by this because, as I did last year, I fell into the second week slump that every NaNo-er, I’m sure, can relate to, where putting words onto the screen in front of me was painful.
I think I should start by explaining what NaNoWriMo is, for those of you who aren’t aware. In short, it is an international competition where writers from all over the world come together and attempt to write 50,000 words throughout the month of November.