It’s personally disappointing, the way that I’m having difficulty getting a sustainable system going for this year’s NaNoWriMo. It’s just so useful for generating manuscripts, and I want to write this novel. I just have a bunch of other stuff going on, and switching gears is harder than I expected.
I’m not canceling it, though. There are things I can still do to get back on track. Starting with remembering that nobody’s paying me to actually do this, so I should stop feeling bad about not hitting self-imposed benchmarks that literally nobody else cares about as much. That’s just not psychologically healthy on my part…
I have decided to scale down my target NaNoWriMo number from 60,000 words to 50,000 words. It’s just more sustainable, and that’s supposed to be the number anyway. I think I’ll be able to hit it, too.
Continue reading 11/08/2023 NaNoWriMo, DIG TWO GRAVES: 1318/16300.
Special miracle. I spent a large part of the day cleaning and getting things put away from Halloween. Even 1147 words was tricky to schedule.
Continue reading 11/06/2023 NaNoWriMo 2023, DIG TWO GRAVES: 1147/13109.
Today was my wedding anniversary. I didn’t too badly on wordcount, honestly.
Continue reading 11/05/2023 NaNoWriMo, DIG TWO GRAVES: 792/11962.
574 words are pretty good, given how tired I am right now. Lonnnnng day.
Continue reading 11/04/2023 NaNoWriMo, DIG TWO GRAVES: 574/11170.
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Continue reading 2023 NaNoWriMo, DIG TWO GRAVES: 2023/6738