Per usual, I have waited until the very last minute to make this happen. All of October I’ve been going back and forth with myself as to whether or not I should participate in NaNoWriMo.

“You should do it!” I’d say. “You love writing.”

“I know, I know! It’s just that I have this seasonal job coming up and winterguard just started and I’m the idiot that decided to coach two teams.” This from another voice in my head. The one that likes to make legitimate excuses that I frequently ignore.

“But you totally whipped out a 110,000 word novel in 4 weeks before.” Ah, yes, this one is not the voice of reason. This is the one that reminds me that I can do amazing things, even when I have absolutely no time for them.

“Well…there is that.” Me. The real me. The one that looks back and wonders how the heck I finish anything.


It’s been decided. I signed up ten minutes ago. I even know what plot I’m going to use. See how prepared I am? And I’m uber excited to be writing again. Haven’t written a word since I finished Antithesis. Pretty stoked to let that one settle for another month as well. I’ll get back into it in December and work out any kinks that remain.

I know that lots of my writer friends will be participating, so search me out! I’m looking forward to sharing this month with you!

All the best,


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