Don’t forget to read the comments! Some great ideas there.
The other day, a friend of mine asked me a simple question that I’ve been asked many times over the past 7 years:
So… do you know what you’re writing for NaNoWriMo this year?
I’ve been asked this question every year since I started doing NaNoWriMo and it has never bothered me before… “Nah,” I’d answer, “I don’t know… I’ll come up with something on November 1st or maybe October 31st. No big deal.”
But this time… this time I kind of froze. The truth is the same as always: no, I don’t know what I’ll be writing in 42 or so days. But this time that answer didn’t sit well with me. This time I felt anxiety about it, frustration with it. And since that day a couple weeks ago, I’ve been thinking about why this question and answer aren’t sitting well with me this…
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