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NaNoWriMo--First Post, First Dive into Insanity

So, 2 days from now I plan on embarking on a sort of Literary Marathon. For those who have never heard of NaNoWriMo--National Novel Writing Month--essentially, the month of November will be devoted to composing a 50,000 word novel in just 30 days. It is essentially an exercise in quantity over quality as the purpose is specifically word count with the intent of shutting down the internal editor that keeps most of us from finishing the "Great American Novel".

These last few days have been complete agony as the storyline I have is screaming to come out and be written. I think it's actually been harder to contain myself until November 1st than it has been coming up with a story to write about.

I've written 2 other books up to the 50,000-word mark, so I at least know the amount of work that goes into it, but this will be the absolute first time that I will try to do it all in one month, I just hope my sanity lasts and that my husband will forgive being ignored for the entire month.

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