pace yourself

November 3, 2009

NaNoWriMo: Pace Yourself

Was your word count lower yesterday than you wanted it to be? Did you write a lot more than you thought you could? Did the fact that it was Monday get in the way of what you wanted to be doing? It’s okay. Take a deep breath. The madness that is NaNoWriMo is supposed to be fun. Don’t get so obsessed by word count that you forget that. Forgive Yourself This is your story and your storytelling. Some people fly through the early drafts while others agonize over every word. Some people have to outline, map and plan each step […]