Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Nanowrimo? I must be crazy!

No, really! I must be crazy to sign up for Nanowrimo this year! Let me tell you how busy I am... I'm in paralegal school, plan a big move sometime in late November, and have just started a new job. Now this? I must've gone nuts.
But I've participated every year since 2003 so why should this year be different? If you don't know what Nanowrimo is, let me give you the details.... you sign up at . The purpose is to write 50,000 words in 30 days during the month of November.
Jesse's Brother (published with Lyrical Press) was a Nanowrimo project. I also won Nanwriomo with New Year's Resolution (coming soon from Captiva Press)! Crazy as it sounds (and no matter how much I'm convinced that I am nuts), Nanowrimo does jumpstart the creative process to get me writing. I need this right now so I'm game even if I don't win this year. Putting in my best effort counts, huh?
Besides, doing Nanowrimo will give me something to blog about during November so check in here starting next Wednesday to see how I am doing with the word count while juggling the balls of life along with it.
Who else is doing Nanowrimo?
Talk to you soon,
Wendy Ely


Shaw said...

Best wishes for all your endeavors, Wendy. See ya in NanoWrimo world!

Melisse Aires said...

Good luck with NaNo! I doing it too, even though I have never written anything longer than novella length. Love the energy!

Gracen Miller said...

Hey, Wendy! I joined NaNo too. I do it every year and I'm always thinking "what the heck am I thinking?".

Best of success...and I'll try to hunt you down and "buddy" you on NaNo. I'm still trying to figure that part out! LOL I'm such a computer idiot!


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