Friday, November 28, 2014
Do You Have Goals?
Next month, I plan to do a whole year wrap up.
For now . . .
For some reason, just writing the month name and saying it in my head seems to say it all. But then, I realize that no one reading this lived my November with me.
So . . . lots of family stuff (good and bad), changes in schedule, holidays, and planning for holiday events . . .
NaNoWriMo Attempt - AGH! I did want to win. I had a plan. Then, I had a plan B. Then, I had a plan C, then D, then . . . well, it didn't happen.
There is a part of me that loves NaNoWriMo, but the last few years have chocked up fails for me. I wish that it were some other month, like . . . well, ok, maybe March? I don't know.
However, I did get around 30,000 words written on various projects - Champion's Destiny, Captain Wrath, "The Clover Wars: A Seedling Story," a hint fiction story that I wrote and subbed for Write 1 Sub 1, and some world building notes for all of those plus others. I actually have this weird, massive idea of trying to world-build a bunch of different story ideas together . . . in some kind of crazy series. I'm not sure that will happen or not.
Then, I outlined a romance story about a skier and a snowboarder . . . kind of a star-crossed lovers idea that I've had ever since I picked up a funny postcard with Romeo and Juliet misquoted by a girl skier and a guy snowboarder. The "angst" between the two groups has gotten better, but it's still there. I know this because I'm a skier (who has snowboarded) married to a snowboarder (who used to be a skier), and there are people we meet who really think that's there's some kind of problem with that . . . which is just weird to me.
Basically, I planned to win NaNo and my brain and my life said, "Squirrel!" over and over again.
How did your November go? Have any crazy ideas or "squirrel!" moments?
#FridayFreebies - Dragonfold and Other Adventures and "The Bridge Snap."