It’s interesting what making a concerted effort will bring. It’s entirely too easy to put things off to tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow…
Case in point: NaNoWriMo. It’s going to be our tenth year this year. Whether or not any of the combined eighteen novels that Tammy and I have written in that time ever get published, I cannot help but look at the body of work and be impressed.
In the past two years, NaNoWriMo has been escaping from November and running around the rest of my year, too. I have edited two novels now, and Tammy has reviewed and further edited one. This evening, I printed an edited copy of the second for her to review. The interesting thing is that the month-long format of NaNo works so well for that, too. This September, I diligently worked at the editing process and by this evening, I was done. Now I have cleared the decks for this November’s effort, and I have a much clearer idea of what I want to write. I will spend time in October getting my thoughts together.
This novel, tentatively titled Outpost Tyranny, came together with a November, an April (Camp NaNoWriMo) and a September.
What else can be done if I work at it for a month?