So, NaNoWriMo is done and over with for another year. I have, once again, participated and beaten the challenge, though this year was a bit harder than last year. All the prep work, I think, really paid off last year. I'll have to try it again next year.
Now, I just have to keep the momentum for the rest of the year until next November. That is usually where I have trouble. I love to write, and do it every day. However, I just don't have the monofocus I do during November and I'm not sure how to keep it up. (Suggestions welcome.)
I've used GYWO
over on LJ to help motivate me some. Except, I don't think I picked the proper level. I chose 250k, and... I'm at almost 290k now.
I'm hoping to actually write that query letter in the next few days, and get that sent out.
Also, I'm wanting to go back to last
year's NaNo and rip into it. Maybe, what I need is to edit something, even if it means a complete crying jag over how bad something is. (And last year's NaNo, though I love it... is bad. I've been reading it the last few days and it's bad
I also need to get back in the habit of making playlists, so that I have something that indicates to my brain that now is writing
time. Not playing time.
Which means, really getting back into the groove and carving out my writing time. The beginning of the month is always hectic, and this month is no exception. I'm so tired tonight that I'm going to bed as soon as this posts.
Also, since I haven't spoken about them in a while, my other Creative Every Day
is now over 50% done. I need to take pics and post them, but it's coming along. Slowly, but surely. I had to go buy more yarn because I hadn't bought the right amount. I was lucky and could get the exact yarn I needed and will probably have a ton
left over which I can use to make something else that matches. Cross stitch
hasn't really been touched in a while and I need to get on that because I want to finish it this year, rather than next.
so, that's a rather long and rambling update, but I figure people are still reading this, so I should give them something to read.
I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and a terrific end of the year. <3