NaNoWriMo – Ready, Set, Wait!

24 09 2010

Well, guys and gals, NaNoWriMo almost begins again….

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What is NaNoWriMo? If you’re still new with that word, it’s short for National Novel Writing Month, which usually takes place in November and July. The main aim in this event is to write minimum 50,000 words in 30 days.

Yes, 50,000 words in 30 days. That means you must at least write around 1,600 words per day to complete it before November finishes. And, this year, I’ll be participating….

…Man, I have scared my head off already. 😦

November… that should be the busiest time in college. I guess I’ll have lots of homework by that time, including essays, presentations and tests. Let alone I still have to find a part-time job, which means it’d be even crazier if I decide to join in. That might mean I’d have to wake up so late, just to complete daily word limit, but still have to attend lectures at uni the next day….

…Oh, what the heck. Isn’t that the reason God creates coffee? 🙂

So, I suppose, the busiest day is not November but October, in which I have to complete as many works as possible before NaNoWriMo begins. I’ll have to be the first in presentations (if possible, finish all of them before November) to survive NaNoWriMo, or else I’d have to complete it at December. The choice is only two: the first, or the last.

Wicked, huh?

Anyhow, if any of you is interested to join, you can check NaNoWriMo’s website here. Especially if you want to be a novelist, this is your BIG chance. C’mon, hurry up! When October comes, you’ll have to start finishing your works for NaNoWriMo! Let’s see if we’ll still be breathing by December. 🙂

…*Sigh* Now I have to collect as many music as possible, to listen to it on November.

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2 responses

24 09 2010
agardenfriend

You’ll have the best time with Nano! It’s a blast and the best way to “finish” a work of fiction. SO glad you decided to join the madness. Lots of music, lots of coffee and a few characters and before you know it… A BOOK! Welcome.

24 09 2010
Pumpkinhead

Thanks! I can’t wait until November comes! Lots of coffee — that’s for sure. 🙂

Are you also a participant this year?

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