What the heck happened to October?
I cruised into October with a spring in my step and hope in my heart. Then, almost immediately. I stumbled back into bed with pain in my throat and an infection in my sinuses. All of my intentions to write a blog post every day went right out the window.
I’m recovered from being sick, but now it’s Halloween. The month disappeared. In less than an hour, NaNoWriMo starts.
I don’t know if I’m going to succeed this time. I’m not going into this with a lot of hope. I haven’t done much writing the last few weeks. I haven’t done my preparatory blog writing. I barely have a story idea.
But I’m doing this! Bryanna is with me again this year. We’ve already made introductions at the Yolo Nano kickoff party. We’ve gone through the ritual seeding of the Plot Box. In just a little bit, at the stroke of midnight, we’ll tear into our stories, creating terrible, merciless first drafts.
Fifty thousand words. Thirty days. Let’s see how this goes.