Post NaNoWriMo Challenge Plans

So following NaNoWriMo this year, win or lose, I’ve decided on a challenge to continue writing and build on whatever momentum I have, (or lost during November if it doesn’t go well).

I’ve got dozens of stories in my drafts that I’ve never finished for one reason or another, I’m going to go through them and finish a couple a week during November. Some of them are years old, and the original ideas and goals have faded from my mind, so it will be interesting to see where I go with them.

So Completionist December is going to be a thing. Of course that will be followed by Editing January, where I take a run at a second draft of my NaNoWriMo story, (editing is soul crushing, so usually doesn’t happen, maybe I’ll change it up and redraft and edit last year’s NaNoWriMo instead, for similar reasons as completing all those short stories, it’ll be interesting to see where I take it). I’m not planning further than January, because while at the moment I’ve got the writing, (and blogging bug), who knows where I’ll be come February onwards.

So things to look forward to, in the meantime I’m concentrating on planning and preperations for NaNoWriMo, and Block Breakers (short stories) for practice.

4 thoughts on “Post NaNoWriMo Challenge Plans

  1. I have never tried Nano, however I’ve been invited to do a flashWriMo with my critique partner this year so I will be doing one flash per day. I’m interested to see how it goes for you so I followed your blog.

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      • NaNoWriMo is a bit of a glory hog, but there are monthly flash writing competitions out there, I know there’s one in July. But it’s good to challenge ourselves any time, though will admit the sense of community can be a real motivator. Nothing wrong with joining in with the NaNo gang, there’s no one checking your work, making sure it’s one whole story (in fact I’ve known a few people that did a series of short stories over the years).

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