Wow, it's been over a month since I've posted here but, never fear, I've been writing. Maybe not as much as I would like, but I've still been at it.
I put up a post on my 'general purpose' blog about giving a real shot at doing National Novel Writing Month this year or, as it's commonly known as, NaNoWriMo.
NaNo, which always reminds me of an Orkan Greeting (hence the picture of Mork from Ork, above...), is now upon us, starting in roughly two days from this posting.
I'm as prepared as I'm going to get, I think. I have a solid plot....at least it's solid to me...and a handful of characters, so I'm ready to go. I'm banking on my plot 'branching' out more as I go along and my characters developing more personality as the story progresses. Since the main idea of NaNo is to crank out 50k words and go back to edit later, I'm sure I'll have plenty of editing to do as more ideas crop up. It's almost like I'm writing a story for an RPG, which is what I have quite a bit of experience doing, having written/GM'd games for my old gaming group for years.
Pantsing....as it's known in the NaNo vernacular.....
To be honest, I wouldn't be nearly confident in doing this if it weren't for all the support I've gotten over on Google Plus. The writing crowd over there is just, simply, awesome. Always with the encouraging word, tidbit of info, or trick of the trade. I'm really glad to be there and thankful that we'll all be doing this together.
I know.....I know.... I've gotten away from the original intent of this blog, (but, hey, it's my blog and I'll do what I want! :P ) but hope to use this space to keep everyone up to date on my NaNo progress, maybe putting up some snippets of my 50K, and whatnot.
So, in my best Michael Buffer voice....
"Let's get readdddddddddddyyyyy to NaNo!!"