NaNoWriMo plans

So, NaNoWriMo is coming up soon. Last year I gave it my best shot but I only got half way to the target word count. What I ended up with was a bunch of disconnected episodes, so this year I think I’ll do something different.
I’ve got an idea for what seems like a short story, so here’s the plan:

  • Write one page per day, every day in November
  • Post each day’s page here to keep me honest
  • Write in order. No skipping over the hard bits.

One page a day seems manageable and shouldn’t make me feel burned out. Posting it online as I go should help me resist the urge to edit before the first draft is done.
If it works out I should end up with a 7500 word story. I have no idea if that’s the right length for the story I have in mind, but if it wraps up early I’ll start a second story.


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