I’ve never done a NaNoWriMo, and for those who aren’t familiar with it- November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo- see what they did there!?). The goal is to write 50,000 words in a month.
Yes, this is crazy. Attempting this while working a full time job, settling on a house mid-month (and moving), Thanksgiving, raising a child, and a husband. I think it’s about time that I get my thoughts out on paper and see where it goes, even if it just stops short on the paper.
I know I am going to have to eliminate other things from my life for a month, so I am planning for that now. I don’t watch much television as it is, but the little that I do is going to have to pile up in the DVR (I might late night binge on AHS though). No social media (sorry ya’ll, see ya in a month). I won’t be reading any new books in November, so I am reading two in October and should be able to finish them within the month. I also hope to get the reviews out so that the majority of my writing is solely focused on Rose Clover.
My poor husband…Dinners are going to consist of mostly quick pull together crock pot meals (OH how I LOVE fall cooking!).
I will be drinking heavy doses of energy drinks, and caffeine pills. In able to get more done in a day, I need more hours, which means I need to sleep roughly an hour less each day.
Starting November first, I’m going to hunker down like finals week in grad school. I know this old girl still has it, and I’m ready to challenge myself for NaNoWriMo!!!
Anyone out there have a NaNoWriMo under their belt? Anyone else signing up (it’s FREE) ?Any advice for the newbie?