Quoting my friend Calley, and sharing a smile. Calley is my co-ML (Municipal Liaison in NaNo Speak),, so we share the fun and pain of November starting in October. Enjoy!
Photo Cred: NaNoWriMo.org
I’m back from not-hiatus, and ‘TIS THE SEASON, FRIENDS!
When someone new gets to know me, there are three undeniable truths about me that they generally pick up in the first three days.
- My favorite animal is undeniably, vocally, incontrovertibly, emphatically the majestic and graceful sea turtle.
- I can’t tell a short story to save my soul.
- NaNoWriMo is my own personal month-long holiday.
NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month, or NaNo for short) is an annual challenge to write 50,000 words toward a novel in the month of November. It’s like a fiction writer’s equivalent of a marathon. You train for it. You prep for it. You do it. Then you sleep.
More about NaNo in this post from nearly a year ago! Suffice it to say, it’s one of my favorite events for many mushy-gushy reasons I’ll explain in a few weeks. A little-known fact about…
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