NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month and is held every November. It’s a challenge to write 50,000 words of a novel in thirty days (or 1,667 per day). Writers and wanna-be writers come together with a common goal to write novels, short stories, memoirs, whatever it is they’ve been putting off or need a push to get started. This year I decided I would document my daily writing practice as I strive to finish a draft of a novel I’ve been taking far too long on.
Words Written: 2,237
Total Word Count: 20,422
Well, I didn’t hit my word count goal but I did write a lot. Especially for a weekend day this was a lot of words. I felt good writing even though I’m starting to feel a little worn down by the daily writing, even on the weekends. I have a lot of other work to do that I’m falling behind on so I’m starting to feel like I’m not getting any days off.
Even though the last few days weren’t great writing days and I was on “vacation” it didn’t feel like a vacation. But because I’m feeling whiny today, I won’t bore everyone with the pity party.
I wrote today. It felt pretty good. And I’m hoping to get back up to the pace in the next few days.