Well, 10 days into NaNoWriMo and I am seriously behind on time. Let’s see. To recap I didn’t even get started even slightly until November 3rd. That’s the day I came up with an idea and semi-plot. Now, it is the 10th and even though I haven’t laid a single word down, I have completely outlined the entire story. There is still a lot of character development, however the main plot and a few subplots are planned out.
Now onto to the hard part. Actually writing.
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This is an exert from a larger piece I am working on. Warning! This section is dialogue intensive. I mean, it is almost all a conversation. It is a small part of a larger story that is vague on purpose. I also wrote this severely out of context with the rest of the piece. It was a conversation I want the protagonist to have, however I think I went a little overboard on the conversation. There has been ZERO editing. In fact, I wrote it, then only skimmed it for a re-read.
Now thinking about it, I have WAY too many half-started, unfinished projects. I have read this is a common issue among writers. I am piddling along on all of them at random times hoping one of them will smack me in the face and scream, “I am your number one priority!”
Alas, hope someone out there enjoys
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