Okay. Let’s be honest. The NaNoWriMo people should have chosen any month other than November. Why?
- Veteran’s Day
- Pre-December Agent
Yes, I should have written while I was traveling with my two children to visit my family who were finally together after years and years of being in various places– but I didn’t. Now I have a flat line the size of the Colorado Plateau on my NaNoWriMo graph. It’s embarrassing but here it is.
The funny thing is that I can see a pattern. A few days off, then some productive days. I get stuck on a plot twist, talk it out with someone, then get back on the horse and ride. The other day, my friend Laura of Silver Freckles jewelry fame was offering custom wording on the wonderful pendants she crafts. Here’s my bummed-out comment and her heartening response.
If it was easy, everyone would do it. Hmmm…
Keep writing. Persevere.