Monday, November 16, 2009

Embrace the NaNo. Be the NaNo.

So, how is NaNo going, you ask?

Super! Thanks for asking!

Seriously. The first week, I got 20K! The most I've ever gotten in a week. I'm now at 34,751 (according to the NaNo bots). The secret? The Alphasmart Neo, and not reading and/or editing over what I've written. The Irony! It's probably going to be the best thing I've written and I know it reads like a barely literate third-grader right now. But that's ok! I'm embracing the write, write, write, and polish, polish, polish later, later, later.

This is seriously freeing! I'm jamming between 2-3k a day and NOT stopping to read, to meddle, to try and make mah werds be all purteh - I'm just getting the story on the paper. Sorry. I don't think I'm makin' any sense, and this blog post is for crap - but I have a good story goin'!

Also - a shoutout to Wayne. You guys know Wayne. In case you didn't know, he's got an agent, who says he will soon have a publisher, a movie deal, and probably a harem-full of women following him around to try to get him to be their babeh daddeh. Suck up to him now, so you can say you knew him when.


  1. I'm all for embracing the non-editing as I write, that's how I normally function. If I edited as I worked I'd never get anything done.

    I'm glad things are going well.

  2. You rock.

    That is not all.

    You also pwn.


  3. Jade - you are wise. I am also wise. we are now wise.

    Diana - yeah, right! Whoooo!

    Adam - you are on the list. The good list. :)

  4. Good for you!

    Oh and Wayne has an agent? Cool.

  5. T'anks Kath! Yes. We were celebrating in the derail thread. He did snoopy dances.