I’m a NaNoWriMo winner
Yes, I finished the NaNoWriMo month with 51,416 words in the bag.
So, yet again, I’m a NaNo winner! That’s quite an achievement because most people who start off writing in NaNoWriMo never make it to the 50K word mark,
And yet… and yet… it was hard for me this year.
Words that wouldn’t flow.
51,416 words is a good total for one month, but last year I wrote 61,500 words for NaNo, and the year before I wrote 63,400. In those other years, the words just flew.
This year I stumbled and hesitated and edited and got frustrated with myself — and only just made it to the finish line because I was determined this would not be the first year I failed at NaNoWriMo.
I’ve been doing NaNo since 2010, with one year off due to onerous NHS commitments, and so this is my seventh year.
You might think it would get easier. Continue reading “NaNoWriMo – reflection on 2017”