It's here! It's finally here!
November is NaNoWriMo month! One of my favorite months of the year!
I really love the yearly challenge of writing 50k words in a month. I've been participating in NaNoWriMo since... 2015? Yep! That was the first year that I sat down and took on the feat of writing a novel in a month. Ever since then, I have been a fanatic about writing along with everyone else. I've never skipped a year.
And this year is no exception!
For 2020, I am going to be focusing on the "Escort Quest" project. And yes, I had been writing this project on Twitch (RIP my very short Twitch streaming career, but it's become impossible since the kids have been home), but I am going to start where I left off, writing every day until I reach my 50,000 goal. The words I wrote previously will NOT count toward NaNoWriMo, even though I'm roughly 10k words into the story. There is no cheating in NaNo!
Honestly, I am really enjoying the slowed-down writing pace of this project, especially versus the frantic pace I wrote at all summer with Rise of the Spell Thief. The fast pace was fun, but there were times when I felt overwhelmed. And with life grinding to a halt in our personal lives, it's nice not to feel the incessant need to be constantly writing with a deadline looming.
If you want to follow my NaNoWriMo progress, you can click here to check out my profile: https://nanowrimo.org/participants/authormills And if you're a fellow writer taking on the monthly challenge, feel free to add me to your friends list!
Come on, November! I am ready to get things rolling!
Milly McAdams is the head writer of the pair!