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National Novel Writing Month 2014; known to other people as 'November'
Topic Started: Oct 31 2014, 07:24 AM (1,214 Views)
Maraoone
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So, for those unaware of what NaNoWriMo is, it's a writing challenge wherein you have to write a 50,000 word-novel within the month of November. There are also Camp NaNoWriMos in April and July for those who want something more relaxed (they also come with adjustable goals).

Here, you can post about if you're writing, if so, what you're writing about, how prepared/unprepared you are, how close to the goal you are, setbacks, bursts of inspiration, etc, etc. This year, I'm somehow less prepared than last year because I forgot about NaNoWriMo's existence up until yesterday. So, I'm heading into this with only the barest idea of what I'm going to write. Hurray.

How about you guys?
Edited by Maraoone, Oct 31 2014, 07:26 AM.
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It's almost 1 AM and I'm past 1,500 words already. Feeling pretty good as of now : D
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Just noting that you guys can always try this strategy here. It's frontloaded, but designed so that by November 30, you only have to write one word to reach 50,000. I'm trying this, and am 3,000 words in so far : D
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So, how's progress so far on the first/second day of NaNo? Already past 7k here!
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lol the frontload strategy's looking to be pretty difficult, especially with a very busy schedule ahead.

good news is i'm days ahead of schedule! just hit 20k here.
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46,000.

4,000 words isn't that bad i can manage 4000 *rocks in fetal position*
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50,000!

I'm really happy, and sorta relieved right now. I did it.

BTW, if you did finish NaNo, what's your guys' 50,000th word? Mine was 'mind'.
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