NaNoFeed: On the Eve

In the run-up to National Novel Writing Month, I’ve spent the last month interviewing my characters and figuring out a rough notion of the setting for my story.

I’ve also added a few more goals to the list for the month of November:

  • Post to the blog daily, even if it’s just a note.
  • End the month with a logbook of hours worked. Writing is now my second job, even if it’s not paying me money (yet). I’ve set a preliminary goal of 100 hours.
  • End the month with an agenda for my research party in December. Oh yes, and that’s another use of the Magna Carta exercise: what things do I want to know more about?
  • Spend money on my reference library. This is the first NaNo that I’ve actually spent money aside from cafe patronage: so far, it’s been a research trip to the bog habitat in Theodore Wirth Park (Minneapolis), and a $10.00 e-book about forensic facial reconstruction, that confirmed once more my own identification of the magisterial text in the field.
I love NaNoWriMo. In November, I’ll be counting the ways, right here. Stay tuned!

 

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One Response to NaNoFeed: On the Eve

  1. eritta says:

    Oooo, I’ve never actually spent money on my Nano other than swag and donation and cafe costs. Snazzy and fancy!

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