The End Result of NaNoWriMo

So, I started NaNoWriMo in November, looks like November 3 if you check my user page. I did not win Nano this year, which is a bummer.

But, I did manage 18,388 words. That’s more than I’ve written this year. That’s more than I wrote for my Novel last year.

It’s progress.

If I’m ever going to write a novel, revise it, and try and get it published, I need to do the first step: write.

And I did. Not a lot, and it’s crap, but it’s the first step.

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NaNoWriMo 2012

It’s November 1, 2012, and that means National Novel Writing Month has started. I’ve been writing a novel in November every year since 2003, but I’ve only ever “won” NaNo once. That also happened the the only year I had an outline. Imagine that.

This year I’m going for it again, and I’m writing an erotic novel in the tones of Fifty Shades of Grey. For the record, I don’t like Fifty Shades of Grey. I think Ana is a doormat and Christian is a stalker.

So that prompted me to write this one, because the premise of 50 lends itself to something more: a woman is intrigued and scared of a powerful man, and has to decide if she’s going to pursue a relationship with him. It could have been a lot more than the inner goddess and the control freak.

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