Who will be doing Nanowrimo this year?

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Re: Who will be doing Nanowrimo this year?

Post by Independent92 » 01 Aug 2018, 12:10

I tried, but life snowballed me too deep this year. Will anyone be trying in November? I hope my situation will stabilize by then.

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Post by khall1395 » 01 Aug 2018, 18:36

I've said for the past three years that I will do NaNoWriMo and I aways chicken out. I really want - and need - to participate this year though! I want to write a cozy mystery.

Does anyone have any advice for my first time participating in NaNoWriMo?

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Post by quentaje » 03 Aug 2018, 13:22

I've never done it, but I've often thought about it.

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Post by Kyrenora » 07 Aug 2018, 02:14

I have attempted NaNoWriMo annually for quite a few years now. I’ve never been able to meet the deadline (yet), but I always end up with something that has a lot of potential. I fully intend to try again this year with a concept and characters that have been floating around in my head for a while now. I’ve learned at this point, that even if life gets in the way again and I can’t complete my goal by the end of the month, I will still have a lot of usable material. I don’t have to abandon my project simply because the month is over.

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Post by Jennifer Fernandez » 07 Aug 2018, 17:06

Just found out about this and I think I might give it a try!
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Post by klwoodford » 13 Aug 2018, 02:14

I've been telling myself for the past five years that I was going to do NaNoWriMo but I always come up with half ass excuses to cover up my laziness and blanking mind. We shall see if this year bears any changes.

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Post by Vlinstry » 29 Aug 2018, 17:59

I try every year to do NaNo but I have failed miserably except on 2 occasions. This year I have a lot going om around that time but I have no doubt that I will still try! :)

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Post by Harley-Panda » 30 Aug 2018, 03:23

How did I not know about this? I'm now signed up and ready for November! Luckily my master's course finishes in October so I can give it my all for this year. Good luck everyone!
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Post by innocentdemand » 02 Sep 2018, 18:06

khall1395 wrote:
01 Aug 2018, 18:36
I've said for the past three years that I will do NaNoWriMo and I aways chicken out. I really want - and need - to participate this year though! I want to write a cozy mystery.

Does anyone have any advice for my first time participating in NaNoWriMo?
Set goals and have a general idea of what you want to do. At the very least have your beginning, middle, and end fleshed out enough to connect them together. And honestly? Just throw out whatever. Even if it sounds bad as you're putting it down, it's still something. Editing is for December, after all.

I did NaNo for like 4 years in a row so I have some amount of experience, though I haven't had the time or energy in recent years to participate.
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Post by Asisha Joseph » 16 Sep 2018, 11:53

I was planning to, but I have to edit my WIP, so I might give it a miss this year.

All the best to those who are writing NaNoWriMo!

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Post by Runningmama » 22 Sep 2018, 12:30

I am going to give it a try! I'm a little nervous but this could be exactly what I need to truly get things rolling!

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Post by gswhyte » 22 Oct 2018, 20:37

I tried it 6 years back and enjoyed it a lot while I was doing it, but life situations got in the way. I didn't quite get to the goal, but I've been writing off and on with that same project since then. Nothing really publishable quality, mind you. I don't think I will attempt it this year (too much going on), but I might in future years. :eusa-think:

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Post by Sicily Joy » 03 Nov 2018, 02:58

I am doing Nanowrimo again this month. I am currently working on a romance between two best friends who grow up to be celebrities.

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Post by sszb » 04 Nov 2018, 08:55

What is NANOWRIMO? Can somebody guide me?
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Post by nooregano » 19 Mar 2019, 12:25

Um, I'm going to try next month! Maybe a children's novel. I don't know how you could do it otherwise!
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