Well, it’s been almost one week. I have ignored my characters’ pleas to change their scenery or edit their dialogue. In fact, I haven’t even peaked at their story.
I figure it’s the winter holiday season; and I do have two school-aged children chattering non-stop about Santa, Rudolph, and our temporary live-in elf from the North Pole, Neptune. Retracing my steps through Jakarta, Melbourne, and Capri will have to wait for those frigid January days when I am looking for a warm-up.
Looking back on my first 50k experience, the circle of writers I came to know — some strangers and some long-time friends — was the most valuable takeaway. MB, my childhood friend, was really the catalyst for my participation. I truly appreciated having a pal rooting for me to come away with full pages each day. Three new acquaintances I made a long the way include thesweetkitten, talin401, and limebirdbeth. The first posts about Brussels, Belgium. I was drooling over the photos and the delicacies detailed there. The later two are about writing, which I now follow for insight and inspiration.
This first 50k, was indeed, an enriching experience.
4 thoughts on “NaNoWriMo: The Week After”
Thanks for the mention! I have to say I haven’t touched my story either! Eek!
Thanks for stopping by. Your blog truly inspires me. I will be keeping up with you.
I am right there with you, sister. In fact, my story this year is so bad I’m just not certain I can stomach the revision activity!
MB – Speaking of sisters, how is yours doing with her new store? Are you in town at all during the holidays. BTW, I can’t imagine any story authored by you as being bad.
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