Total words: 16,507
That…didn’t go as planned.
Despite some thorough pre-writing and my best efforts, I did not reach 50,000 words during November. I didn’t anticipate coming down with an aggressive, flu-like cold. On the other hand, I did know about a crucial deadline at work, so I could have planned around that better.
Still, that’s 16K words on a story I’m thrilled about.
I’m catching up on business I put off while I was sick, but I should be back on it soon.
I’m also brainstorming a blog series to start next year, something to work out my writerly muscles and critically examine very flawed stories that I love.
Will I attempt NaNoWriMo next year? Eh. I knew it would be a challenge this year, and circumstances likely won’t change much by then. Chances are I’ll still be finishing this year’s novel. We shall see.