15.11.11

Nobody Tells This To Beginners...

A lot of people will know this already, but I really like it, so I thought I'd share.


I would also take from this the idea that you shouldn't worry if your Nanowrimo-ing is going appallingly, for whatever reason: just think of it as part of your necessary body of work :) Think how much nearer you're getting to your goal, given the logic above.

P.S. My sad, sad weigh-in: 15,188. I am now really, really behind!


5 comments:

  1. I love that! One writer that I heard speak said you need to get the bad stories out of your system before you can write the good ones.

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  2. Ah, that's great too! So much good advice out there *sigh*

    I guess the challenge is taking any of it :)

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  3. Only November 15 and you have 15K words. I think that is success. I also was inspired by those sentimenets by Ira Glass and wrote a blog post about it. Thank you for reinspiring me.

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  4. I'll add my thanks to the list about that. And I think I'm going to share it too. Moreover, I think I need to tape this to my mirror or something. Good luck on your NaNoWriMo. I really admire all the people taking part. If I'm lucky, I'll be able to give it a shot next year.

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  5. Thanks Gale - I guess it is an achievement when you put it that way! I wrote another 1000 words last night and have just sat down again, hopeful, at my computer, so fingers crossed I make it to the 50k by the end.

    Cherie - taping it to your mirror is an excellent idea! It's a hard truth, but it's a good one to hear. Thanks for the Nano encouragement; I might bitch about it, but it's a really, really great thing to do. I've never felt so motivated, or so encouraged by the community online, both of which are lovely.

    Thanks for stopping by!

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