[extropy-chat] National Novel Writing Month - who's game to try?

Natasha Vita-More natasha at natasha.cc
Sun Oct 16 23:15:58 UTC 2005

At 06:04 PM 10/16/2005, justin corwin wrote:
>On 10/16/05, Emlyn <emlynoregan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > That's my plan too, although we (my wife & I) did a test run last
> > night - this is going to be around an hour a day if we don't worry
> > about the quality of the writing :-)
> >
> > So what's limited participation? Are you going to push for the 50K words?
>Well, It's National Novel Writing Month, which to me would imply
>completion. I'm just going to try to be past 50k words by the
>deadline, which will likely be far from a completed novel. To speak
>nothing of editing and rewriting, which would push the needed
>involvement much higher.
>I'm just going to tack this onto the end of the day, pushing out some
>personal recreation, because my schedule is already 'full'. If I were
>a little more flexible, I might try to spend more time on it.
>It would be nice to see a spate of good short science fiction come out
>of this, I see the sci fi section of the nanowrimo.org forums is
>pretty busy.

This is exciting! Good luck!


<http://www.natasha.cc/>Natasha <http://www.natasha.cc/>Vita-More
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