NaNo?

Oct. 17th, 2016 08:50 pm
krait: Edward Elric being handed a piece of paper by Roy (next assignment)
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So I'm thinking about doing NaNo this year! It'd be my first effort, but I'm beginning to believe that nothing else will ever force me to finish the WIP I made the mistake of posting on AO3 last year, and I can't bear the shame of ending another year without a new work posted!

People who have done NaNo before, tell me about it? Or just urge me on with false assurances of easy success, whichever. :D

Date: 2016-10-18 02:53 am (UTC)
azurelunatic: It's 50k to December, we've got a full pot of coffee, half a pack of pocky, it's November and we've got no plot. Hit it. (nanowrimo: 50k to december)
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It's great fun even when losing! I like outlines, I discovered.

Date: 2016-10-18 03:09 am (UTC)
azurelunatic: A glittery black pin badge with a blue holographic star in the middle. (Default)
From: [personal profile] azurelunatic
Could be! I found I got more written when I did the "and I need a scene where X happens, and then that leads to Y, and I have plot point N here, how are we ... oh, maybe if we go through M?" thing, even if I couldn't predict exactly where it was going to go. Coloring in was always easier for me than doing the whole thing at once. YMMV!

Date: 2016-10-19 08:20 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] meicdon13
The first (and only) time I did NaNo, I was young and had a lot of free time. I found that using one of those word count calendar things helped plus the fact that I was doing it with friends so we motivated each other to write.

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