So, I’m feeling the need to talk about Camp National Novel Writing Month. And how I failed it.
If you don’t know what Camp NaNoWriMo is, it’s basically the same as National Novel Writing Month.
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing.
On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30.
Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel.
I actually participated (and succeeded) in NaNowriMo last November, and managed to write 50, 000 words!
But this time, I had a lot more to do, and as Camp NaNoWriMo let’s you decide a goal, I only went for 15k.
And I didn’t even manage half of it. You see, I started off well. I actually managed to stay on track until around the 10th day, thanks to @nanowordsprints.
But then I lost it. I missed a day, and thought ‘I’ll catch up tomorrow’ and then it just carried on and carried on. And I never caught up in the end.
I just lost inspiration and started getting word blocks. And I never managed to find it again.
I am hoping to carry on writing the story sometime though! And get that goal, in the end.
And before I go…why am I writing this now? Well, here’s another reason I never finished. I’m going on a cruise tomorrow for practically the rest of April. And I have a feeling I won’t find the time to finish my novel anyway.
Did you participate? How are you doing? And out of interest, how do you get over writers block?
May your shelves forever overflow with books! ☽