Wednesday, November 2, 2011

NaNoWriMo: Haven't started writing yet? Well, you're not alone!

Lindsey Grant, NaNoWriMo Program Director

Not yet started writing your NaNoWriMo novel? Or perhaps have yet to even commit to signing up to the website? Here's an excerpt from a post by Lindsey Grant, Program Director for NaNoWriMo, explaining her own late start ...

Happy November!

Lindsey here, Program Director for NaNoWriMo. If you saw my tweet today, or have looked at my profile page at all, you already know that I haven’t started my 2011 NaNo-novel yet. And from looking at the Twitter replies to my confession, I see that I am not alone.

I’d like to tell you a little story about not starting, starring me. It’ll only take a moment, and I think it will help us all break the seals on our November novels.

Ahem.

For much of my life, I have suffered from a fairly spectacular case of social anxiety, especially whenever I insert myself into a new situation. Excessive sweating, full-body blushing, steamed up glasses, choking on my own saliva ... it’s something to behold. 

Continue reading Lindsey's post here (Please Note: You must sign up, and be signed in, to the NaNoWriMo site to read this article)

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