NaNoWriMo

Next month is NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month. The goal is to write 50,000 words entirely in the month of November. Now, you may ask, “What’s the point?” It’s a fair question. After all, if one truly wants to be a writer, there is only one requirement. You must write. If you want to be a professional writer, well that’s a different animal altogether, but the first step remains the same, and since you can write at any point during they year, why wait until November to do so? The answer is you shouldn’t. Then, why am I excited about the upcoming month? I’m glad you asked. Over the past year, I’ve written several short stories, rewritten three novels, outlined two others, and done assorted other writerly tasks....