Welcome to the eve of National Novel Writing Month!
In November of 2010 I attempted my first NaNoWriMo. After having signed up in 2009 and not writing a single word, I worried that perhaps I was not up to the task. Surprisingly, I was wrong! My novel was written, enthusiastically at first, and desperately nearer the end, but done nonetheless. When I think of it I say “WHEW!”
Since last year’s NaNo event, I have done a lot of work in the name of becoming a writer. I have blogged, read books on writing, read a lot of fiction and non-fiction, and spent several months working with my writing coach, SARK. Overall, it was a huge year for me. I am not only a more confident writer, but I have also purged many of my personal demons through the introspective nature of my approach to writing. I’m like a different person this year.
So tomorrow I will begin to write again, as a new person and a new writer, with a fresh new spirit. My plot is outlined, and I’m looking forward to reading it as I write it!
Wish me luck!