No NaNoWriMo for me thanks, but don’t let that stop you.
Last year I won NaNo. I was incredibly proud of myself, and even put my winning certificate up on my office wall to remind myself that I am a writer. So why aren’t I doing it this year? Is my novel finished? Am I just a big fat NaNo-hater? It’s nothing like that. After last year’s NaNo victory I realized that my novel needed to begin much later than I’d written, and all the words I’d written were just backstory. Don’t get me wrong, I’m really glad I have them. They are pricel