Robin Hawke


Deadlines and NaNoWriMo
October 24, 2011, 8:45 PM
Filed under: All Writing Challenges, Emotions, Life and Stuff | Tags: , ,

I’m imagining the participants of NaNoWriMo, all us writers, staring at our desks in horror. A horror that will grow through Halloween night.

The practical, bills and groceries, last edits, and the impractical, dazed thoughts, are bumping one another, screaming for attention.

I’m resisting the dazed thoughts. I want to experience my first NaNo without predetermination. Despite the severity of my intent, incubation begins, immediately followed by, “Oh, no…to do, to do, to do…”