To all of you participating in NaNoWriMo this year, best of luck. I thought long and hard about it, and I’ve decided to take this year off. I love NaNoWriMo, but I just don’t have it in me this year. I need to concentrate on getting back on track with some of the projects I’ve already put on the back burner, and not try to start something new right now.
If you haven’t already been participating in NaNo Word Sprints on Twitter, you should check them out. They got me through lots of times when I didn’t feel like writing, but had to get a chunk done or not finish on time. Plus, even if you’re not out writing at a write-in event or anywhere else in public, it’s nice to have someone cheering you on.
Keep typing, back up your novel, and don’t stop until you’re done.
Are you participating this year?