November is Thanksgiving month (find a good song about Thanksgiving being on its way and I'll gladly change the post title) November is also National Novel Writing Month - or as we all know it, NaNoWriMo. NaNo for short. It's the month where all good little writers get the accolades they're supposed to get, and the one where thousands of slightly deranged people sit down to write a novel in a month.
Or 50K into a novel, if you're like me.
Last year was the first year I officially signed up to play along, but I've been doing this to myself - by myself - since... well, I can't remember how long but it's been years. In fact, right now I'm rewriting last year's NaNo novel and also the NaNo novel from the year before (or was it the year before that - the writing blurs into one long skidmark sometimes).
This year, regardless of how my two re-writes are going, I hope to jump into November with a shiny new story in a genre I've never tried before - MG Fantasy. Yup. I've never written MG before and I've never written straight fantasy before. Should be an interesting exercise - like physical therapy. (There's a reason Physical Therapy - aka PT - is also referred to Pain & Torture, ya know.)
Which means, if I want to get most of these two stories done by 10/31, I need to get cracking.
What about you? Are you doing NaNo this year? Whatcha planning on writing?