NaNoWriMo Prep

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I have pre-release jitters, so I’m treating myself to an evening of NaNoWriMo prep. With side-by-side documents, I’m formatting, outlining, and gently informing the spellchecker that wolf names aren’t typos. (Doon-wen is not pleased.) Clan names are also making Word grumpy. (Woe to those who bear the Sunfletch or Woodacre crest.) Even a few of my “ordinary” surnames are snagging in the filters, as are just about any names with Japanese roots.

Anyone else gearing up for NaNoWriMo? I’m glad for writing buddies >>

7 thoughts on “NaNoWriMo Prep

  1. This is the first year that I’m actually working off a sort of outline – kind of a scene by scene synopsis of what I want to happen. Last two times I tried I used the ‘pantser’ method. I’m hoping that having an outline will help me break through and actually finish this time!

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    • I’m a “plantser,” using a loose framework for the story, but comfortable with how much a story can morph during the writing process. Fandom-based serial writing makes it easier to stay light on your feet! ::twinkle::

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  2. Ahhhh so excited! Marked by Stars showed up in my inbox this morning from Amazon. Even THEY don’t want me to miss it!! ❤️ God-speed and health to you (and everyone participating) as you start!

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  3. laksdjf my NaNoWriMo early challenge in September taught me many things… including “It’s very, VERY important that you be compatible with your subject matter!”

    I was not compatible with my story. TTvTT Still working on it though, and I’ll use November to try and finish it. ❤

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  4. I’ve never heard of NaNoWriMo before, but when I was recommending your books to a coworker, she suggested that we do NaNoWriMo together! I’m so excited to get back into creative writing – and by get back I mean the last time I wrote for fun was in middle school. 😀

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